Exadata Extreme Flash storage cell fails to boot from NVME when using image 12.1.2.2.0 or 12.1.2.2.1

(Doc ID 2108452.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Exadata X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X5-8 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Extreme Flash X5 storage cells installed with image 12.1.2.2.0 or 12.1.2.2.1 should be able to boot from the mirrored NVME drives if the internal USB drive has failed or has become corrupt.

When a boot from NVME is attempted the console screen will blank and the storage cell will appear to have hung. Or it will attempt to boot from PXE.

The storage cell will fail to boot.

Cause

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