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Exadata upgrade using patchmgr or dbnodeupdate fails with message "Bios boot order is incorrect" (Doc ID 1946042.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


2014-11-13 10:57:22 -0600 :FAILED: Details in files <cell_name>.log /u01/patches/STORAGE/patch_12., /u01/patches/STORAGE/patch_12.
2014-11-13 10:57:22 -0600 :FAILED: DONE: Execute plugin check for Patch Check Prereq.
[ERROR] Patch prerequisite checks failed. Please run cleanup before retrying.


The referenced file <cell_name>.log further shows:

[WARNING] ubiosconfig statuses are not in Ok states
[WARNING] BIOS is not ready for export/import operations
[WARNING] Restore status: Restore pending
[WARNING] Config sync status: Ok

Additional details reported on file /var/log/cellos/validations/biosbootorder.log, which is the result of running command ubiosconfig list status:

system_bios_version:  17100400
restore_status:  Restore pending            >>>
config_sync_status:  Ok
reset_to_defaults: Off





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