IB related commands shows incorrect node description information (Doc ID 2255642.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.3.0 to 12.1.2.2.3 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 Some IB related commands, like ibhosts, return incorrect node description information:

[root@XXXdbadm01 ibdiagtools]# ibhosts
Ca : 0x0010e0000178c970 ports 2 "XXXdbadm02 S 192.168.220.3,192.168.220.4 HCA-1"
Ca : 0x0010e000017575c0 ports 2 "XXXceladm3 C 192.168.220.9,192.168.220.10 HCA-1"
Ca : 0x0010e0000178f240 ports 2 "XXXceladm1 mlx4_0" <<<< the node description information for this cell node is incorrect
Ca : 0x0010e000017574f0 ports 2 "XXXceladm2 C 192.168.220.7,192.168.220.8 HCA-1"
Ca : 0x0010e0000178c5b0 ports 2 "XXXdbadm01 S 192.168.220.1,192.168.220.2 HCA-1"

 the IB ports status for the cell node is fine.

Changes

 none.

Cause

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