Exalogic: Infiniband Switch Becomes Unbootable With NO Link Lights and Fans Spinning Full Speed After Upgrading To 2.2.X From 2.1.X
(Doc ID 2349229.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019
Applies to:Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Virtual Sever (64-bit)
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X3-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X4-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X5-2 Hardware
Exalogic Elastic Cloud X6-2 Hardware
Infiniband switch becomes un-bootable. You will fail to ping or SSH to that switch even if no output from serial port when connecting Infiniband switch.
This un-bootable Infiniband switch is NO Link Lights and Fans are spinning full speed.
Upgrade IB switch firmware to 2.2.X from 2.1.X as part of PSU application, applying one-off Infiniband Patch (or) during IB Switch replacement when Field Engineer upgrades firmware on new replacement Switch.
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