[ PCA ] Reprovisioning a Compute Node Fails at initializing_stage_configure_ib_ports and the Node is Marked DEAD/dead

(Doc ID 2373084.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2018

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, all supported releases, when attempting to reprovision a compute node using a command such as :

# pca-admin reprovision compute-node ovcacn34r1

The reprovisioning fails with the following error sequence :

[2018-03-13 11:53:06 4075740] DEBUG (ofmSession:1895) START getServerProperty
[2018-03-13 11:53:07 4075740] DEBUG (ofmSession:1903) Server data for server ovcacn34r1 is: {u'chassisNames': [], u'ioProfileName': u'', u'bound': u'no', u'serverprofiles': [], u'matchTemplate': False, u'busy': False, u'serverLinks': [], u'sanBootReference': u'', u'state': u'offline', u'isBusy': False, u'dn': u'xmsroot:xms:server-80020ffffffffffffff0010e0cc04de', u'xgType': u'server.PhysicalServer', u'driverVersion': u'2.11.1280/3.0.0', u'iscsiBootReference': u'', u'xsfSupported': True, u'name': u'ovcacn34r1', u'haSupported': False, u'isBound': False, u'templateName': u'', u'wasUsed': False, u'systemId': u'80020ffffffffffffff0010e0cc04de', u'chassisPorts': [], u'ioprofile': None, u'os': u'Linux/4.1.12-61.45.1.el6uek.x86_64/x86_64', u'servergroups': None}
[2018-03-13 11:53:07 4075740] WARNING (ofmSession:1866) Server ovcacn34r1 links are not ready.
[2018-03-13 11:53:07 4075740] ERROR (ofmSession:1826) Server links of server ovcacn34r1 is not ready
[2018-03-13 11:53:07 4075740] ERROR (utils:105) Run # 292 after 1806 secs: Function is_server_xsigo_ready.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ovca/daemon/utils.py", line 97, in new_function
% (func.__name__, max_time, max_trial))
JobTimeoutError: Polling is_server_xsigo_ready exceeds 1800 seconds and max trial count 100. Breaking loop.
[2018-03-13 11:53:07 4075740] DEBUG (nodestateserver:1492) DEAD node: ilom 00:10:e0:c4:a1:65. Last good state: initializing_stage_configure_ib_ports

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