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Re: dbca hangs - Oracle 10gR2 RAC, Solaris 10, NetApp NFS

From: Yonah Russ <yonah.russ_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 21:47:52 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <78ba2d1a-2f52-4e36-b8c0-caad3c288087@d21g2000prf.googlegroups.com>


On Nov 21, 11:10 pm, DA Morgan <damor..._at_psoug.org> wrote:
> Yonah Russ wrote:
> > Hi,
>
> > We have RAC installed on 2 T2000 machines.
> > Solaris 10, patched
> > IPMP for failover on all interfaces
> > NetApp NFS for datafile,voting disk, etc.
> > Oracle installation, binaries, etc. are on local disks.
> > All configurations were according to Oracle/NetApp docs.
> > There were no issues during installation.
>
> > When we try to create the db using dbca, the process hangs during data
> > dictionary creation.
> > There is only one error message "Warning: aiowait timed out x times"
> > All the NFS partitions are mounted forcedirectio, and we have tried
> > with aio disabled in oracle.
> > We have also tried without forcedirectio, with nointr instead of intr.
> > If we create a db on the local disks there is no issue.
> > There are no problems using the NFS shares in general.
>
> > Any ideas?
> > Thanks
> > Yonah
>
> If your fstab looks substantively different from this ... change it.
> ntap270a:/vol/alpha /u01 nfs
> rw,bg,intr,hard,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,noac,nolock,tcp,vers=3 0 0
>
> in this case ntap270a is the volume being mounted as /u01.

The only difference I see is the nolock option. We are using this:
rw,bg,vers=3,proto=tcp,hard,intr,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,forcedirectio,noac

Thanks,
Yonah

> --
> Daniel A. Morgan
> Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
> University of Washington
> damor..._at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond)
> Puget Sound Oracle Users Groupwww.psoug.org
Received on Wed Nov 21 2007 - 23:47:52 CST

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