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Exapatch Fails To Upgrade Guest vServer With Error "transfer failed - Unknown or unexpected error warning: u <..> ctrl <..> nrefs != 0 (<ZFS IP address> http) updating RPMs failed" (Doc ID 2079414.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 09, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.0.2 and later
Linux x86-64
Oracle Virtual Server x86-64

Symptoms

In Exalogic virtual racks running Exapatch to upgrade guest vServers during patching fails with following "updating RPMs failed" error.

INFO: Mon Nov 9 14:46:04 EST 2015: Updating RPMs http://172.17.0.17/shares/export/common/patches/16630395/Infrastructure/2.0.6.0.0/BaseTemplateSupplementary/2.0.6.0.0/OS/OracleLinux_5.6/RPMs/GConf2-devel-2.14.0-9.el5.x86_64.rpm
error: skipping http://172.17.0.17/shares/export/common/patches/16630395/Infrastructure/2.0.6.0.0/BaseTemplateSupplementary/2.0.6.0.0/OS/OracleLinux_5.6/RPMs/GConf2-devel-2.14.0-9.el5.x86_64.rpm - transfer failed - Unknown or unexpected error
warning: u 0x1caf590 ctrl 0x1cb0d40 nrefs != 0 (172.17.0.17 http)
ERROR: Mon Nov 9 14:46:04 EST 2015: updating RPMs failed

 Above error is not specific to any particular rpm package. It can happen with any rpm package. 

Changes

Guest vServer patching. 

Cause

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