Infiniband Switch - Firmware Downgrade To 2.1.6 Fails With Error: Cannot proceed with downgrade on this SP. (Doc ID 2187802.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Half Rack - Version X4 and later
Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.3.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cannot downgrade IB switch (NM2-36P or NM2-GW) firmware from v2.1.7-2 or newer to v2.1.6-2 or older.

You receive the following error in the /tmp/fw_upgrade_pre_check.err file:

Cannot proceed with downgrade on this SP.

Changes

Newer Hardware

Cause

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