After upgrade from 12.1.2.1.0 to 12.1.2.3.3 or 12.1.2.3.4 CheckHWnFWProfile Shows Flash Disk Firmware Warnings (Doc ID 2235554.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.1.2.1.0 to 12.1.2.3.4 [Release 12.1]
Linux x86-64
Affected is X5-2 cells using NVME flashcards in either High Capacity and Extreme Flash who upgraded from 12.1.2.1.0 to either 12.1.2.3.3 or 12.1.2.3.4

The flashdisks in versions 12.1.2.3.3 and 12.1.2.3.4 should be using firmware 8DV1RA13

Reference: unpublished bug 25565145

Symptoms

When upgrading Exadata Storage Server FROM version 12.1.2.1.0 to either 12.1.2.3.3 or 12.1.2.3.4 the cell validation fails as CheckHWnFWProfile reports a warning "The hardware and firmware does not match with the profile."


You can run the following command to check it:

 

Changes

 Upgrading from 12.1.2.1.0 to 12.1.2.3.3 or 12.1.2.3.4

Cause

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