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BDA V4.5 / V4.6 Reimage Fails with BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS of "WARNING: Wrong internal USB size : 8015MB" (Doc ID 2218108.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Reimaging new servers to the BDA V4.5 base image following, Oracle Big Data Appliance Base Image Version 4.5.0 for New Installations or Reprovisioning Existing Installations on Oracle Linux 6 (Doc ID 2173434.1), fails with USB warnings as below.
 

# dcli ls -lrt /root/BDA_*
  
192.168.1.1: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 385 Dec 12 03:44 /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS
192.168.1.2: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 385 Dec 12 02:55 /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS
192.168.1.3: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 385 Dec 12 03:00 /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS
192.168.1.4: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 385 Dec 12 03:04 /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS
192.168.1.5: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 385 Dec 12 02:57 /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS
192.168.1.6: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 385 Dec 12 03:02 /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS

 

OR

Reimaging some older x3 /x4 servers to be used in BDA 4.6 expansion.

Checking the /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS files shows the warnings: 

# more /root/BDA_IMAGING_WARNINGS
  
WARNING: Wrong internal USB size : 8015MB
INFO: Expected internal USB size : 4010MB or 8011MB
WARNING: Big Data Appliance warnings during hardware validation checks
WARNING: Wrong internal USB partitions : 1 primary fat16
INFO: Expected internal USB partitions : 1 primary ext3 or 1 ext3 primary or 1 e
xt4 primary
WARNING: Big Data Appliance warnings during software validation checks

  

Changes

 Reimaging new servers or in the case of older x3 /x4 servers to be used in BDA 4.6 expansion.

Cause

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