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After OL6 to OL7 Upgrade bdachecksw/bdacheckcluster report "ERROR: Some syntax errors were found in file /usbdisk/etc/grub2.cfg" (Doc ID 2761303.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.12.0 to 5.1.0 [Release 4.10 to 5.0]
Linux x86-64


NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

After upgrading from OL6 to OL7 following the "10.8 Migrating from Oracle Linux 6 to Oracle Linux 7" documentation, bdachechsw or bdacheckcluster report the error below, for one or more nodes:

ERROR: Some syntax errors were found in file /usbdisk/etc/grub2.cfg
INFO: Run 'grub2-script-check /usbdisk/etc/grub2.cfg' to get more details of the errors

Additional symptoms are:

1. /usbdisk/etc/grub2.cfg does not exist.  /usbdisk/boot/grub2/grub.cfg does exist.

And the expected link does not exist.



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