How Can HBA Firmware Warnings and Incorrect Disk Ordering During a Fresh Install to V2.0.1 Reimage Be Resolved?

(Doc ID 1534264.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2017

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 2.0.1 to 2.0.1 [Release 2.0]
Linux x86-64

Goal

If errors/warnings like those below are reported after a BDA V1.0.3 to V2.0.1 rack re-image:

WARNING: Insufficient disk controller firmware minor version : 0048
INFO: Minimum disk controller firmware minor version : 0079
ERROR: Wrong slot  11 mapping to HBA target : 0
INFO: Expected slot  11 mapping to HBA target : 11
ERROR: Wrong slot  10 mapping to HBA target : 1
INFO: Expected slot  10 mapping to HBA target : 10
ERROR: Wrong slot  9 mapping to HBA target : 2
INFO: Expected slot  9 mapping to HBA target : 9
ERROR: Wrong slot  8 mapping to HBA target : 3
INFO: Expected slot  8 mapping to HBA target : 8
ERROR: Wrong slot  7 mapping to HBA target : 4
INFO: Expected slot  7 mapping to HBA target : 7
ERROR: Wrong slot  6 mapping to HBA target : 5
INFO: Expected slot  6 mapping to HBA target : 6
ERROR: Wrong slot  5 mapping to HBA target : 6
INFO: Expected slot  5 mapping to HBA target : 5
ERROR: Wrong slot  4 mapping to HBA target : 7
INFO: Expected slot  4 mapping to HBA target : 4
ERROR: Wrong slot  3 mapping to HBA target : 8
INFO: Expected slot  3 mapping to HBA target : 3
ERROR: Wrong slot  2 mapping to HBA target : 9
INFO: Expected slot  2 mapping to HBA target : 2
ERROR: Wrong slot  1 mapping to HBA target : 10
INFO: Expected slot  1 mapping to HBA target : 1
ERROR: Wrong slot  0 mapping to HBA target : 11
INFO: Expected slot  0 mapping to HBA target : 0
ERROR: Big Data Appliance failed hardware validation checks

 

This indicates two problems:
1. incorrect disk drive ordering
2. disk controller firmware requiring update

This document provides steps to resolve

Solution

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