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RPM Related Failures- Error Downloading Packages- During Mammoth Upgrade on Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) (Doc ID 1596021.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2019

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

  

During any software upgrade on the Oracle Big Data Appliance (BDA) via the Mammoth utility (mammoth -p), RPM related errors like below are raised.  Note that the specifics can differ but RPM type errors will be raised.

ERROR: Puppet agent run on node <HOSTNAME> had errors. List of errors follows

Stage[main]/Hadoop::Installcdhpkg/Package[webhcat]/ensure) change from 0.4.0+215-1.cdh4.2.0.p0.8.el5 to 0.5.0+9-1.cdh4.3.0.p0.12.el5 failed:
Could not update: Execution of '/usr/bin/yum -d 0 -e 0 -y install webhcat' returned 1: This system is not registered with ULN. ULN support will be disabled.
Non-fatal POSTUN scriptlet failure in rpm package w error: %postun(webhcat-server-0.4.0+215-1.cdh4.2.0.p0.8.el5.noarch) scriptlet failed, exit status 3  
at /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/puppet/modules/hadoop/manifests/installcdhpkg.pp:166
...
Stage[main]/Olh/Package[oraloader]/ensure) change from 2.1.0-2 to 2.2.0-h2 failed:
Could not update: Execution of '/usr/bin/yum -d 0 -e 0 -y install oraloader' returned 1:   
Error Downloading Packages:   oraloader-2.2.0-h2.x86_64:
failure: RPMS/x86_64/oraloader-2.2.0-h2.x86_64.rpm from bda:
[Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.   at /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/puppet/modules/olh/manifests/init.pp:9
...
Stage[main]/Olh/Package[orahdfs]/ensure) change from 2.1.0-1 to 2.2.0-1 failed:
Could not update: Execution of '/usr/bin/yum -d 0 -e 0 -y install orahdfs' returned 1:   
Error Downloading Packages:   orahdfs-2.2.0-1.noarch: failure: RPMS/noarch/orahdfs-2.2.0-1.noarch.rpm from bda:
[Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.   at /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/puppet/modules/olh/manifests/init.pp:15
...
Stage[main]//Node[default]/Package[orabalancer]/ensure) change from absent to present failed:
Execution of '/usr/bin/yum -d 0 -e 0 -y install orabalancer' returned 1:   
Error Downloading Packages:   orabalancer-1.0.1-h2.noarch:
failure: RPMS/noarch/orabalancer-1.0.1-h2.noarch.rpm from bda:
[Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.  
...
Finished catalog run in 28.59 seconds
Compiled catalog for <HOSTNAME>.<DOMAIN> in environment production in 0.19 seconds

 Another example of the output is:

Error [4164]: (//<HOSTNAME1>.<DOMAIN>//Stage[main]/Miscsetup::Patch_fimage/Package[facter]/ensure)
change from 1.6.0-1.el5 to 1.6.1-0.1.rc4.el5 failed:
Could not update: Execution of '/usr/bin/yum -d 0 -e 0 -y install facter' returned 1:
This system is not registered with ULN.
ULN support will be disabled.   Error Downloading Packages:   facter-1.6.1-0.1.rc4.el5.noarch:
failure: RPMS/noarch/facter-1.6.1-0.1.rc4.el5.noarch.rpm from bda:
[Errno 256] No more mirrors to try. at /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/puppet/modules/miscsetup/manifests/patch_fimage.pp:61

  

Note: "This system is not registered with ULN" can typically be ignored.

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
 Locate and remove any non-standard repo files
 Locate and disable any non-standard repositories
 Further Troubleshooting

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