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Compute Node Failed to Boot From pxe (Doc ID 2284162.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.2.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The motherboard of a compute node has been replaced, afterwards provisioning failed with the errors shown below:

$grep 'DEBUG (nodestateserver:826) Examining node: ilom 00:10:e0:bf:c2:c5 initializing_stage_wait_for_hmp' ovca.log | head -1
[2017-06-27 19:37:56 1273547] DEBUG (nodestateserver:826) Examining node: ilom 00:10:e0:bf:c2:c5 initializing_stage_wait_for_hmp
[plecomte@amomv0029 ovca]$ grep 'DEBUG (nodestateserver:826) Examining node: ilom 00:10:e0:bf:c2:c5 initializing_stage_wait_for_hmp' ovca.log | tail -1
[2017-07-04 01:03:46 1273547] DEBUG (nodestateserver:826) Examining node: ilom 00:10:e0:bf:c2:c5 initializing_stage_wait_for_hmp

$ grep cn12 ovca-node-db-listindex.out
index=7 mac=00:10:e0:bf:c2:c0 ip=192.168.4.10 link=00:10:e0:bf:c2:c5 name=ovcacn12r1 type=compute state=INITIALIZING
index=8 mac=00:10:e0:c1:f5:05 ip=192.168.4.111 link=00:10:e0:c1:f5:00 name=ilom-ovcacn12r1 type=ilom state=running
index=15 mac=00:10:e0:bf:c2:c5 ip=192.168.4.110 link=00:10:e0:bf:c2:c0 name=ilom-ovcacn12r1 type=ilom state=initializing_stage_wait_for_hmp
index=16 mac=00:10:e0:c1:f5:00 ip=192.168.4.11 link=00:10:e0:c1:f5:05 name=ovcacn12r1 type=compute state=RUNNING

then the compute node was de-provisioned, but booting via pxe fails with error:

CLIENT MAC ADDR:....
PXE-E53: No boot filename received
PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent
Intel(R) Boot agent XE v2.3.34
Copyright (C) 1997-2014) , Intel Corporation
PXE-E61: Media test failure , check cable
PXE-M0f: Exiting Intel Boot Agent

Intel(R) Boot agent XE v2.3.34
Copyright (C) 1997-2014) , Intel Corporation
PXE-E61: Media test failure , check cable
PXE-M0f: Exiting Intel Boot Agent

 

 

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