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Exadata Dbnodeupdate Fails With /bin/mv: cannot stat `/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbupgrade/boot/initrd.img': No such file or directory (Doc ID 2522357.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020

Applies to:

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


This issue specifically happens when the latest, version 19.190306 is used and a OL5->OL6 upgrade is involved


Below messages are seen when running dbnodeupdate

(*) : Auto-start of EM agents disabled
(*) : Capturing service status and file attributes. This may take a while...
(*) : Service status and file attribute report in: /etc/exadata/reports
(*) : Validating the specified source location.
(*) : Cleaning up the yum cache.
(*) : Executing OL5->OL6 upgrade steps, system is expected to reboot multiple times.

ERROR: Initialize of Oracle Linux 6 Upgrade failed. Investigate /var/log/cellos/dbupgrade.log and re-run

(*) : Cleaning up iso and temp mount points

 dbupgrade.trc show the below errors


[WARNING][/u01/patches/YUM/to_ol6/][dbupgrade_create_upgrade_initrd][] [CMD: /bin/mv -f /opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbupgrade/boot/initrd.img /opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbupgrade/ol6_upgrade_image_dir/initrd_upgrade_ol6.img.gz] [CMD_STATUS: 1]

----- START STDERR -----

/bin/mv: cannot stat '/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbupgrade/boot/initrd.img': No such file or directory


[WARNING][/u01/patches/YUM/to_ol6/][dbupgrade_create_upgrade_initrd][] [CMD: /bin/gunzip < ../initrd_upgrade_ol6.img.gz | cpio -idu] [CMD_STATUS: 1]
----- START STDERR -----
/u01/patches/YUM/to_ol6/imageLogger: line 643: ../initrd_upgrade_ol6.img.gz: No such file or directory


CMD: /bin/cp -f /opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbupgrade/boot/vmlinuz vmlinuz_upgrade_ol6] [CMD_STATUS: 1]
----- START STDERR -----
/bin/cp: cannot stat '/opt/oracle.SupportTools/dbupgrade/boot/vmlinuz': No such file or directory



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