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Cell Patching Failed With Error "cannot open file `../patch_marker.txt' for reading" (Doc ID 1667088.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Cell upgrade failed with below error.

2014-04-22 14:19:46 -0400 3 Do cel07 :Working: Cell will reboot. Up to 5 minutes ...
2014-04-22 14:19:58 -0400 3 Done cel07 :SUCCESS: Finalize patch on cell.
2014-04-22 14:19:58 -0400 4 Do cel07 :Working: Wait for cell to reboot and come online. Between 35 minutes and 600 minutes.
2014-04-22 14:19:58 -0400 cel07 Wait for patch finalization and reboot

FAILED for following cells

 cel07 2014-04-22 16:36:18 -0400
2014-04-22 16:36:21 -0400 4 Done cel07 :FAILED: Details in files .log /u01/patches/CELL/patch_11., /u01/patches/CELL/patch_11.
2014-04-22 16:36:21 -0400 4 Done cel07 :FAILED: Wait for cell to reboot and come online.
[ERROR] Patch failed. Please run cleanup before retrying.

patchmgr.stdout shows:

cel07: awk: cmd. line:1: fatal: cannot open file `../patch_marker.txt' for reading (No such file or directory)
cel07: Cell cel07
cel07: _EXIT_WAIT_Cell cel07 2014-04-22 16:36:17 -0400: [INFO] Working.

_EXIT_ERROR_Cell cel07


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