BDA V4.5 Install Fails at Step 1 on a BDA with a V4.4.0 Factory Image and 4.5 RPM Installed with an Error of: "ERROR: Error code 1 when executing checkSW.sh" (Doc ID 2172111.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 to 4.5.0 [Release 4.5]
x86_64

Symptoms

Installing BDA V4.5 on a BDA shipped with the 4.4.0 factory image fails at Step 1 with:

INFO: Executing checkSW.sh on nodes /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/all_nodes #Step 1#
ERROR: Error code 1 when executing checkSW.sh on host bdanode02 #Step 1#
ERROR: Error is : Software checks failed #Step 1#

ERROR: Error code 1 when executing checkSW.sh on host bdanode0n #Step 1#
ERROR: Error is : Software checks failed #Step 1#
ERROR: Fatal errors executing checkSW.sh. Exiting. #Step 1#

 

Additional symptoms:

1. Manually running bdachecksw fails on all nodes but Node 1. bdachecksw fails as below: 

2. It is found that Node 1 of the cluster contains an "/opt/oracle/bda/install/state/operation_in_progress" file containing "install". On the other nodes of the cluster the "/opt/oracle/bda/install/state/operation_in_progress" file does not exist.

 

Cause

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