Oracle voting disk is taken offline around the time "SCSI error: return code = 0x000e0008" is logged

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Issue

  • /var/log/messages reports the similar to the following

    sd 4:0:0:42: SCSI error: return code = 0x000e0008
    
  • and in the Oracle logs, one (or more) voting disks is considered not functional:

    [cssd(20024)]CRS-1613:No I/O has completed after 90% of the maximum interval. Voting file ORCL:LUN001 will be considered not functional in 19180 milliseconds
    2013-04-04 01:11:47.810
    [cssd(20024)]CRS-1604:CSSD voting file is offline: ORCL:LUN001; details at (:CSSNM00058:) in /oracle/app/11.2.0.3/grid/home_1/log/hostname/cssd/ocssd.log.
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7
  • Oracle RAC
  • device-mapper-multipath

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