Re: I want to add disks to ASM disk group but the disks status are already "MEMBER"?

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Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 00:58:48 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 15, 2:47 pm, Woody Ling <> wrote:
> I installed oracle and created ASM disk group 'DATA' with some raw
> devices in linux. Since it is a test environment, I uninstall all
> oracle software and reinstall them.
> I am now running OUI and stop at 'Configure Automatic Storage
> Management' page. I want to add disks to the 'DATA' disk group. It
> shows me that all "old" raw devices status are 'MEMBER' and I cannot
> select and reuse them. Any method to reset it?
> Thanks.
> Woody Ling
> Hong Kong

Because the disks had been added to disk group before.The metadata of asm are stored in the disk headers.You need to clear the information by dd the first 4KB of raw devices.Good luck. Received on Tue Apr 15 2008 - 02:58:48 CDT

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