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Exadata: Some ksplice fixes fail to load on Exadata X7 systems running Exadata version 18.1.12 (Doc ID 2509838.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 12.2]
Exadata Cloud at Customer X7-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X7-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X7-8 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Exadata Software 18.1.12 is shipped with uptrack-updates RPM uptrack-updates-4.1.12-94.8.10.el6uek.x86_64-20190104-0. Not all ksplices included in this uptrack-update get installed on X7 machines.

Manual attempt to load the available ksplice fixes from this uptrack-updates RPM fails as shown below:

Note that this issue can leave the system vulnerable to several known issues. This issue affects both the Exadata X7-2 (OVM and non-OVM configuration) and X7-8 hardware. 



This issue occurs after install or upgrade to 18.1.12 on Exadata X7 hardware.


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