After Reboot "ifconfig -a" Reports that eth8/eth9 are Missing and BDA Nodes are Inaccessible via the Client Network (Doc ID 2069212.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64


1. After reboot of one or more BDA cluster nodes, the BDA nodes are inaccessible via the client network.  From the admin network running 'ifconfig -a' reports eth8/eth9 are missing on these nodes.

This can be observed after Step 3 of a BDA installation or upgrade, or on any reboot.

2. The rdma configuration file, /etc/rdma/rdma.conf is observed to be modified on one or more cluster nodes.

You can verify if /etc/rdma/rdma.conf has been modified with: 'rpm -V rdma'.  A single line should be returned if the file is not modified from the default.

a) Example output from 'rpm -V rdma' when /etc/rdma/rdma-conf is not modified on a single node:



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