Firmware Error when Executing bdacheckcluster or bdacheckhw Commands on Oracle Big Data Appliance

(Doc ID 1678674.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.2.1 and later
Big Data Appliance X5-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA), executing bdacheckcluster or bdacheckhw  fails with below error:

SUCCESS: Correct Host Channel Adapter model : Mellanox Technologies MT27500 Family [ConnectX-3]
-E- Can not open a0:00.0: Can not obtain Flash semaphore (63). You can run "flint -clear_semaphore -d <device>" to force semaphore unlock. See help for details.
ERROR: Wrong Host Channel Adapter firmware version :
INFO: Expected Host Channel Adapter firmware version : 2.9.1000 or 2.11.2010 or 2.11.1280

 

Cause

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