Exalytics Ethernet And Infiniband Bonding Error Messages When Booting (Doc ID 1603256.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 1.0.0.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 You noticed the following messages after rebooting an Exalytics server following the installation of patchset2 1.0.0.4 image.


Checking for hardware changes [ OK ]
Starting openibd: Loading Mellanox MLX4_VNIC HCA driver:[ OK ]
Loading HCA driver and Access Layer:[ OK ]
Setting up InfiniBand network interfaces:
grep: /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/slaves: No such file or directory
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-eth: line 94: /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/slaves: No such file or directory
Bringing up interface ib0:[ OK ]
grep: /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/slaves: No such file or directory
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-eth: line 94: /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/slaves: No such file or directory
Bringing up interface ib1:[ OK ]
Setting up service network . . .[ done ]
[ OK ]
Applying iptables firewall rules: [ OK ]

You checked whether the file exists after the reboot and it does.

[root@biala ~]# ls -l /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/slaves
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4096 Mar 20 12:23 /sys/class/net/bond0/bonding/slaves
[root@biala ~]# date
Wed Mar 20 12:30:07 EST 2013

Cause

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