IB switch patching exits with FAIL: Load firmware (Doc ID 2144945.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Following failure reported while running patchmgr to upgrade the firmware on IB switches. Firmware not being updated

 

Another key symptom is a long delay of more than 30 seconds while attempting to manually open an SSH connection from the DB node to the IB switch.

 

Cause

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