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QPD Patching 18.1.12.0.0.190111 Is Failing On The Exadata Compute Node (Doc ID 2513313.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 18.1.6.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

RPM's got updated after dbnodeupdate.sh command. But yum update command  failed due to timeout.

 

Imageinfo was showing old version . But rpm were showing new version

imageinfo

Kernel version: 4.1.12-94.8.10.el6uek.x86_64 #2 SMP Sat Dec 22 21:26:11 PST 2018 x86_64
Image kernel version: 4.1.12-94.8.5.el6uek
Image version: 18.1.8.0.0.180906.1 ================================>Old Version
Image activated: 2018-11-13 21:06:09 +0000
Image status: success
System partition on device: /dev/mapper/VGExaDb-LVDbSys1

[root@####DB1dbserver_patch_19.190204]# rpm -qa | grep 18.1.12.0.0.190111
exadata-dbmmgmt-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch =======================> New Version
exadata-exacli-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-firmware-compute-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-sun-computenode-minimum-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-base-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-ipconf-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-applyconfig-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-oswatcher-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-validations-compute-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-ibdiagtools-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-sun-computenode-exact-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-sun-computenode-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-commonnode-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
exadata-binaries-18.1.12.0.0.190111-1.noarch
[root@####DB1dbserver_patch_19.190204]#

 

 

 

 

./dbnodeupdate.sh -u -l /u01/Patches/18.1.12/dbnode/p29181093_181000_Linux-x86-64.zip -v

(*) 2019-02-20 22:05:23: Initializing logfile /var/log/cellos/dbnodeupdate.log

Continue ? [y/n] y

(*) 2019-02-20 22:05:25: Unzipping helpers (/u01/Patches/18.1.12/dbnode/dbserver_patch_19.190204/dbupdate-helpers.zip) to /opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbnodeupdate_helpers
(*) 2019-02-20 22:05:27: Collecting system configuration settings. This may take a while...
(*) 2019-02-20 22:06:11: Validating system settings for known issues and best practices. This may take a while...
(*) 2019-02-20 22:06:11: Checking free space in /u01/Patches/18.1.12/dbnode/iso.stage
(*) 2019-02-20 22:06:11: Unzipping /u01/Patches/18.1.12/dbnode/p29181093_181000_Linux-x86-64.zip to /u01/Patches/18.1.12/dbnode/iso.stage, this may take a while
(*) 2019-02-20 22:06:19: Generating Exadata repository file /etc/yum.repos.d/Exadata-computenode.repo

ERROR: Given location (-l) does not exist or does not have the proper rpms available


ERROR: It is also possible the system already is on the same or higher release version

(*) 2019-02-20 22:06:19: Cleaning up iso and temp mount points

[root@####DB1dbserver_patch_19.190204]#

 

Cause

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