After Upgrade to 12.1.1.1.2 on a X4-2L and X4275 cell, CheckHWnFWProfile Shows Disk Firmware Warnings (Doc ID 2013123.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.1.1.2 to 12.1.1.1.2 [Release 12.1]
Linux x86-64
Affected is every X4-2L cell with 4 TB harddisks (model H7240AS60SUN4), 1.2 TB harddisks (model H101212SESUN4) and -
X4275 + X4-2L cells with 600 GB harddisks (model HUS1560SCSUN600G)

that is upgraded to 12.1.1.1.2 where the firmware of the 4 TB disk is not A2D2 or A6C0 for the 1.2 TB harddisk or A7A0 for the 600 GB disk before the upgrade.
The disk firmware can be checked with the command "cellcli -e list physicaldisk detail"

* For the harddisks with the Model "HGST H7240AS60SUN4.0T" the physicalFirmware should be A2D2.
* For the harddisks with the Model "HITACHI H101212SESUN1.2T" the physicalFirmware should be A6C0.
* For the harddisks with the Model "HITACHI HUS1560SCSUN600G" the physicalFirmware should be A7A0.

Reference: unpublished bug 21082096 for the 4TB harddisks and 21394508 for the 1.2 TB harddisks

Symptoms

CheckHWnFWProfile reports a warning  "The hardware and firmware does not match with the profile."
You can run the following command to check it:

 

Changes

 Upgrade to Exadata software 12.1.1.1.2.

Cause

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