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During Step 2, "Patching factory image", of Mammoth Upgrade post_upgrade103 Fails with "Transaction check error" (Doc ID 2816039.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

During Step 2, "Patching factory image", of mammoth upgrade, upgrade post_upgrade103 fails with "Transaction check error".

Running "mammoth -p" may fail with an error like:

Error [13045]: (//<HOSTNAME>.<DOMAIN>//Stage[main]/Miscsetup::Patch_fimage/Exec[post_upgrade_script]/returns) change from notrun to 0 failed: /opt/oracle/bda/network/post_upgrade103 &> /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/post_upgrade_script_<EPOCH_TIMESTAMP>.out returned 2 instead of one of [0]

Or

"mammoth -p" may succeed but one or more nodes may not be slated for reboot.

Checking the post_upgrade103 output file, /opt/oracle/BDAMammoth/bdaconfig/tmp/post_upgrade_script_<EPOCH_TIMESTAMP>.out, on the host where mammoth fails or on the host which is not slated for reboot , indicates that a "Transaction check error" is responsible for the failure.

An example error looks like below. 

Transaction check error:
package libibumad-4:1.3.10.2-1.0.3.el7uek4.x86_64 is already installed
package libibumad-devel-4:1.3.10.2-1.0.3.el7uek4.x86_64 is already installed
package libibmad-4:1.3.12-1.0.4.el7uek4.x86_64 is already inst alled
package opensm-libs-4:3.3.19-1.0.5.el7uek4.x86_64 is already installed
Error Summary
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Baseimage yum upgrade failed

Note: The list of packages can differ.

Cause

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