Exalogic X4-2 & X5-2 Solaris Compute Nodes Kernel Panic Due To Old IB HCA FW Version (Doc ID 2174550.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Hardware - Version X4 to X4 [Release X4]
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X5-2 Hardware - Version X5 to X5 [Release X5]
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 2.0.6.2.0 to 2.0.6.2.160719
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

In Exalogic X4-2 and X5-2 racks running Solaris Physical release 2.0.6.X, issue of Solaris Compute Nodes kernel panic is seen.

Below is the kernel panic messages seen in Core dump file captured during the issue. As we can see the crash occurs at "ibt_status_t hermon" IB HCA stack.

 

Cause

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