dbnodeupdate.sh failed with error the backup partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys2 has label DBSYS2 (Doc ID 2062795.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.3.1 to 12.1.2.2.0 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

dbnodeupdate.sh failed with error The backup partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys2 has label DBSYS2

dbnodeupdate.log shows

    [INFO     ] Root file system is mounted to /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys1
    [INFO     ] The active root partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys1 has proper label DBSYS
    [ERROR    ] The backup partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys2 has label DBSYS2 <<<<<<<<<<<<<

dbserver_backup.sh.log shows

[1443848446][2015-10-03 01:06:05 -0400][INFO][0-0][/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers/12.1.2.1.2/dbserver_backup.sh][dbserver_backup_check_root_mount][][DISPLAY]  Root file system is mounted to /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys1
[1443848446][2015-10-03 01:06:05 -0400][INFO][0-0][/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers/12.1.2.1.2/dbserver_backup.sh][dbserver_backup_check_labels][][DISPLAY]  The active root partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys1 has proper label DBSYS
[1443848446][2015-10-03 01:06:05 -0400][ERROR][0-0][/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers/12.1.2.1.2/dbserver_backup.sh][dbserver_backup_check_labels][][DISPLAY]  The backup partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys2 has label DBSYS2 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
[1443848446][2015-10-03 01:06:05 -0400][INFO][/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers/12.1.2.1.2/../imageLogger][imageLogger_destroy][]  Closing log and trace files

Changes

 dbnodeupdate.sh backs up current image to inactive partition /dev/VGExaDb/LVDbSys2 during Exadata Image upgrade

Cause

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