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On Oracle Big Data Appliance Upgrading to 4.4 Release, Reboot Fails After Step2 ( Kernel Upgrade) (Doc ID 2106337.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2022

Applies to:

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


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.


On Oracle Big Data Appliance(BDA) upgrading to 4.4 Release, reboot fails after Step2 ( Kernel Upgrade).

During upgrade after step2, reboot is performed by mammoth 

WARNING: The OS kernel was updated on some nodes - so those nodes need to be rebooted
INFO: Nodes to be rebooted: bdanode01,bdanode02,.....,bdanode0n
Proceed with reboot? [y/n]: y

Broadcast message from root@<HOSTNAME1>
       (unknown) at 10:07 ...

The system is going down for reboot NOW!
INFO: Reboot done.
INFO: Please wait until all reboots are complete before continuing 

But none of the BDA nodes will boot .

In ILOM Remote Console coming across below error for ALL the nodes in the Cluster

Error 15: File not found.
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