iscsiadm discovery: no output with Openfiler.

By | 2010-12-31T17:35:18+00:00 December 31st, 2010|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , , |

I was building my own Oracle RAC 11g cluster ( with Openfiler as my shared storage. Two VM's as my rac-cluster, one VM with Openfiler as my own SAN. Followed the instructions of the article of Jeffrey Hunter how to build a RAC on OEL and iSCSI, however this article is not based on VM. My Openfiler-VM was ready, given access to my both nodes on iSCSI-level, and now I want my rac1-node to discover the iSCSI-drives on my Openfiler.

It started with a Misscount…

By | 2010-11-07T22:08:07+00:00 November 7th, 2010|Categories: Database, RAC|Tags: , |

For those who are not that interested in the whole story about RAC, GFS2, the misscount-parameter and Red Hat, I’ll give you the outcome: don’t use RAC (10 or 11) with GFS2 – Red Hat Cluster Suite, it’s a dead end road. For those who are interested, you’re invited…

Linux-mail failed with "name service error"

By | 2009-01-26T23:02:11+00:00 January 26th, 2009|Categories: RAC|

And now for something quite different…. Some monitoring-scripts are  mailing to me, for example the backup-script (will do it later on in Grid Control….).  For a few nodes in the DMZ this didn’t work anymore. And actually I don’t want to know what is going on, but at the place […]

Hangende dbms_scheduler jobs na database down

By | 2008-11-25T17:08:27+00:00 November 25th, 2008|Categories: Database, RAC|

Een datawarehouse-achtige database heeft zo’n 278 scheduler_jobs lopen. Database gaat down voor onderhoud, blijft een avondje uit. Na opstarten van de database blijkt dat de next_run_date van de meeste jobs kleiner is dan de sysdate, en de jobs niets meer doen.