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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 2.0.6.1.0 and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64
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

Symptoms

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.

Changes

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.

Cause

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