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Upgrade to BDA 5.1 UpdateBaseImage Step 2 Continuously Slates All Nodes for Reboot (Doc ID 2811782.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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Upgrade to BDA 5.1 UpdateBaseImage, Step 2, slates all nodes for reboot as expected like:

INFO: Time spent in step 2 UpdateBaseImage is <NUMBER_SECONDS> seconds.
INFO: Skipping password-less ssh check
WARNING: The OS kernel was updated on some nodes - so those nodes need to be rebooted
INFO: Nodes to be rebooted: <HOSTNAME1>,<HOSTNAME2>,<HOSTNAME3>,<HOSTNAME4>
Proceed with reboot? [yes/no]: yes

But no matter how many times the nodes go down for successful reboot, the Mammoth upgrade slates them for reboot again.

Other symptoms:

1. The file /root/BDA_REBOOT_REQUIRED is regenerated over and over for each host no matter how many successful reboots there are.

2. Checking with:

 

 

Cause

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