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Known Issues for Exalogic Patch Set Updates (Doc ID 2286560.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version and later
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware
Linux x86-64
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Server (x86-64)


This document lists the critical known issues for Exalogic Patch Set Updates.




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In this Document
 Exalogic PSU Known Issues
 October 2018 PSU - Generic Known Issues
 ExaPatch - NM2 GW Switch Patching logs indicate failure due to Subnet Manager is not enabled.
 October 2018 PSU - Linux Virtual Known Issues
 Post Compute Node Patching - SP Console on ILOM Showing Garbage Characters
 July 2018 PSU - Linux Virtual Known Issues
 During multiple vServers patching intermittently a vServer Prepatchcheck is failing
 July 2018 PSU - Solaris Physical Known Issues
 Compute Node patching of Solaris node failing as unable to contact valid pkg repo
 July 2018 PSU - Physical Linux Known Issues
 Failed to update NM2-GW-IB-Switch firmware
 April 2018 PSU - Linux Virtual Known Issues
 MTU 64000 in ifcfg-bondx file for EoIB Interface is causing OL5 vServer to fail networking during the upgrade
 Performance impact of mitigation measures against CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5754 on Oracle Exalogic
 Exalogic Virtual: Linux 5 (OL5) Guest vServers Infiniband Network Connectivity Between Exalogic Applications And Exadata Databases No Longer Works After Upgrading To April 2018 PSU
 April 2018 PSU - Linux Physical Known Issues
 Performance impact of mitigation measures against CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5754 on Oracle Exalogic
 Jan 2018 PSU - Linux Virtual Known Issues
 Guest vServers Not Startable after power-cycling NM2 switches running FW v2.2.8-2 (Jan 2018 PSU)
 October 2017 PSU - Linux Virtual Known Issues
 Exalogic Virtual: Network Initialization Fails on vServer created from a templatized Oct 2017 PSU OL6 vServer
 Exalogic Virtual: Patching OL6 Guest vServer to October 2017 PSU Failing With Dependency Errors on krb5-workstation rpm
 October 2017 PSU - Linux Physical Known Issues
 Post-Upgrade to Oct 2017 PSU, ExaChk does not recognize Physical Node
 July2017 PSU - Generic Known Issues
 Exalogic ZFS Appliance Does Not Come UP With "Error: /var/.migrate is not a directory" Error Message On ILOM Console After Applying July 2017 PSU
 Exalogic Virtual: EoIB Network Bonds Do Not Work On OL6 Guest vServers When SM Master Failover Happens On the IB Switches
 Exalogic: ZFS Storage Appliance (ZFSSA) Software May Panic On "avl_remove" in July 2017 PSU
 July2017 PSU - Linux Physical Known Issues
 Compute Node Based Image Upgrade from version to July 2017 PSU FAILED
 Exalogic Linux Physical Compute Node Base Image Patching Failed When Upgrading to July 2017 PSU
 Generic Known Issues Applicable To All PSU's
 EC Templates upgrade failing with hundreds of dependency errors
 When http authentication is enabled, the prePatchCheck command throws a warning message if HTTP URI is not passed explicitly
 Upgrading NM2 Switch Firmware on full rack Exalogic systems or multi-rack Exa systems causing Network outage
 PrePatchCheck for Infiniband Switch failed due to insufficient system memory on IB switches
 Exapatch prePatchCheck validation for Switch fails when upgrade path is from 2.1.x to 2.2.x (>= 2.2.2-7)
 ZFS Head prePatchCheck fails with following message (either for one or both the heads)
 ZFS patching fails due to losing IO access to the pool
 "smpartition start" Command Throws "Unable to get rpc version on some nodes in the fabric" Error During Post PSU Upgrade Configuration For NM2-GW Switches
 Exalogic Compute Node Upgrade Fails With "CheckHWnFWProfile: Unable To Load Functions Library" Errors When Running Exapatch
 Exalogic Virtual: ecservices Upgrade Failing With " No such file or directory" Error In Exapatch Logs
 Exalogic Virtual: vServers Crashed Due To PSU Version In vServers Higher Than Exalogic Infrastructure PSU Version
 Exalogic: Resilvering a Device in a ZFS Pool may Result in Possible Pool Degradation and Data Integrity Issues
 Exalogic Virtual: Ecservices Upgrade Failing With "failed to run cd /opt/egbt_upgrade/OVMM/OVMM; sh" Error
 Exalogic: prePatchChecks On Compute Nodes Failing With "/dev/console: Input/output error" In Exapatch Logs
 Exalogic Virtual: Exapatch prePatchCheck For Guest vServers Fails With "No update paths found" Error
 Exalogic Virtual: EC Services (Exalogic Control Services) Upgrade Failing With "ERROR: OVMM version files are NOT updated" Error
 Exalogic: Exapatch prePatchChecks On Infiniband Gateway (NM2-GW) Failing With "ERROR: Insufficient free space on /var/log" Error
 Exalogic Virtual: Guest vServer Upgrade Failing With "FAILED - Installing Uptrack RPMs" Errors In Exapatch Logs
 Known Issues for Older Exalogic PSU Versions
 Modification History
 Documentation Accessibility

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