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BDA HCA Firmware Upgrade Frequently Asked Questions (Doc ID 2551285.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.12.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 Frequently asked questions (FAQ) on upgrading the HCA firmware version on the BDA.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is the latest HCA firmware version supported on the BDA.
 Will Mammoth upgrade also upgrade the HCA firmware?
 Where will that firmware be located on the BDA?
 How can you determine what HCA model is installed on the server?
 If a rack is broken up into multiple clusters and the HCA firmware is upgraded on one of the clusters, should it be upgraded on all of them?
 When the HCA firmware is updated should the cluster be stopped?
 Should the HCA firmware be upgraded on one server at a time?
 Is a reboot is required as the last step in the HCA firmware upgrade process?
 Is it mandatory that the HCA firmware on each host be same throughout the Infiniband fabric?
 How do you upgrade the BDA HCA firmware on a host?
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