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bondeth0: link is not ready After Booting DB Server from diag.iso (Doc ID 2728016.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 18.1.0.0.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When doing the diag.iso restore/rescue process over NFS as described in the maintenance guide,
bondeth0 shows "link is not ready" and restore can not be progressed.

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[INFO ]
Choose from the following by typing letter in '()':
(e)nter interactive diagnostics shell.
Use diagnostics shell password to login as root user
(reboot or power cycle to exit the shell),
(r)estore system from NFS backup archive,

Select : r
Continue : y
Rescue password : xxxxxx

NFS line : <nfs_ip>:/export/mybackup.tar.bz2

Use LVM based scheme. (y/n) [y]: y
Configure network settings on host via DHCP. (y/n) [y]: n
Configure bonded network interface. (y/n) [y]: y
IP Address of bondeth0 on this host: <IP address of the DB host>
Netmask of bondeth0 on this host: <netmask for the above IP address>
Bonding mode:active-backup or 802.3ad [802.3ad]: active-backup
Slave interface1 for bondeth0 (ethX) [eth4]: eth3
Slave interface2 for bondeth0 (ethX) [eth5]: eth4
...
[ xxx.xxxxxx] Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.7.1 (April 27, 2011)
[ xxx.xxxxxx] bondeth0 is being created...
[ xxx.xxxxxx] Enslaving eth3 as a backup interface with a down link
[ xxx.xxxxxx] Enslaving eth4 as a backup interface with a down link
[ xxx.xxxxxx] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): bondeth0: link is not ready

Default gateway : <Gateway for the above IP address>
(Stuck here)
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Cause

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