Exalytics X2-4 Server Will Not Start After Upgrade from Patch Set 4 (PS4) to Patch Set 5 (PS5) (Doc ID 2274757.1)

Last updated on JUNE 09, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U10]
Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 1.0.0.4.0 to 1.0.0.5.0 [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Exalytics X2-4 Server will not boot after upgrade from Patch Set 4 (PS4) to Patch Set 5 (PS5). The old Linux kernel was 2.6.32-400.11.1.el5uek and after applying PS5, the kernel was updated to 2.6.39-400.128.17.el5uek.  After reboot, the new kernel is stuck in the boot sequence
with message "...Loading OpenIB kernel modules."

Changes

Installed PS5 patch on existing PS4 server.

Cause

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