CELL Patching Fails with CELLBOOT USB has IO errors or Patch is in state: init (Doc ID 2212938.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.3.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cell Patching failed with following error:

exa1npceladm03: _EXIT_EXCEPTION_Cell exa1npceladm03 10.3.15.150 2016-12-10 18:53:06 +0700:
exa1npceladm01: [EXCEPTION] CELLBOOT USB has IO errors. Replace the CELLBOOT USB before retrying patch.
exa1npceladm01: Cell exa1npceladm01 10.3.15.148
exa1npceladm01: _EXIT_EXCEPTION_Cell exa1npceladm01 10.3.15.148 2016-12-10 18:53:06 +0700:
exa1npceladm02: [EXCEPTION] CELLBOOT USB has IO errors. Replace the CELLBOOT USB before retrying patch.
exa1npceladm02: Cell exa1npceladm02 10.3.15.149
exa1npceladm02: _EXIT_EXCEPTION_Cell exa1npceladm02 10.3.15.149 2016-12-10 18:53:06 +0700:
exa1npceladm03: [EXCEPTION] CELLBOOT USB has IO errors. Replace the CELLBOOT USB before retrying patch.
exa1npceladm03: Cell exa1npceladm03 10.3.15.150
exa1npceladm03: _EXIT_EXCEPTION_Cell exa1npceladm03 10.3.15.150 2016-12-10 18:53:06 +0700:

OR

PATCHMGR may show the following error "[INFO] Patch is in state: init. ". 

Changes

 Cell patching or upgrade in progress.

Cause

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