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

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.1.3.3.0 to 11.2.3.2.2 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cell upgrade failed with below error.

2014-04-22 14:19:46 -0400 3 Do dm01cel07 :Working: Cell will reboot. Up to 5 minutes ...
2014-04-22 14:19:58 -0400 3 Done dm01cel07 :SUCCESS: Finalize patch on cell.
2014-04-22 14:19:58 -0400 4 Do dm01cel07 :Working: Wait for cell to reboot and come online. Between 35 minutes and 600 minutes.
2014-04-22 14:19:58 -0400 dm01cel07 Wait for patch finalization and reboot

FAILED for following cells

 dm01cel07 2014-04-22 16:36:18 -0400
2014-04-22 16:36:21 -0400 4 Done dm01cel07 :FAILED: Details in files .log /u01/patches/CELL/patch_11.2.3.3.0.131014.1/patchmgr.stdout, /u01/patches/CELL/patch_11.2.3.3.0.131014.1/patchmgr.stderr
2014-04-22 16:36:21 -0400 4 Done dm01cel07 :FAILED: Wait for cell to reboot and come online.
[ERROR] Patch failed. Please run cleanup before retrying.

patchmgr.stdout shows:


dm01cel07: awk: cmd. line:1: fatal: cannot open file `../patch_marker.txt' for reading (No such file or directory)
dm01cel07: Cell dm01cel07 172.26.132.14
dm01cel07: _EXIT_WAIT_Cell dm01cel07 172.26.132.14 2014-04-22 16:36:17 -0400: [INFO] Working.

_EXIT_ERROR_Cell dm01cel07



Cause

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