My RAC project with Openfiler, part II – grid infrastructure and database

By | January 24th, 2011|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , , |

This is the second post of my little project of building my own RAC on my Windows7-desktop (64-bits, 8GB RAM), using 3 VM’s (VM-workstation , 7.1.3 build-324285) : * 2 VM’s for two RAC-nodes, based on OEL 5.5, 11.2.0.2 for infra, and database. * 1 VM as my own SAN, based on Openfiler 2.3 (free), for ASM.

My RAC project with Openfiler, part I – Openfiler

By | January 17th, 2011|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , , , |

My current job doesn’t offer me at the moment the opportunity to play with RAC or other stuff, so I decided to build my own RAC on my Windows7-desktop (64-bits, 8GB RAM), using 3 VM’s (VM-workstation , 7.1.3 build-324285) : * 2 VM’s for two RAC-nodes, based on OEL 5.5, 11.2.0.2 for infra, and database. * 1 VM as my own SAN, based on Openfiler 2.3, for ASM.

Prerequisite-check fails on installing infrastructure: ORCL:VOL1 is not a valid path

By | January 12th, 2011|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , |

While installing a grid - infrastructure on my own RAC-cluster (VMware), using ASM with Openfiler as by own SAN, the prerequisite-check fails at step 15 with : PRVF-5150 : Path ORCL:VOL1 is not a valid path on all nodes

Unable to load module oracleasm with the ‘init’ command

By | January 6th, 2011|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , , , |

While building my own RAC on two VM's, using a third VM with Openfiler on it as my SAN, I had to dowload, install, configure and load ASMLIB. Loading didn't seem to go smoothly at my own project. First I analyzed what I did, steps I took