Upgrade to BDA V4.4 Replaces a Higher Installed UEK Kernel Version with the Default from the V4.4 Mammoth Bundle (Doc ID 2105242.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You will encounter the issue here if prior to BDA V4.4 upgrade, the UEK Kernel on the cluster was updated to a version that is higher than the default provided by the Mammoth V4.4 Software Bundle.

The UEK Kernel on BDA V4.4 by default is: 2.6.39-400.264.1.el6uek.x86_64.  If the UEK Kernel on the cluster prior to V4.4 upgrade was updated to a version higher than this, for example, 2.6.39-400.264.5.el6uek.x86_64 the V4.4 Mammoth bundle will restore the Kernel to the default on V4.4.

For example:
Prior to BDA V4.4 upgrade:

 

 

Cause

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