Infiniband Patch Fails with 'Error: Insufficient Disk Space/memory'

(Doc ID 2353156.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 27, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

On : Infiniband Switch on Exadata Database Machine

Infiniband patch fails with:

Error: Insufficient disk space/memory.


Attempting to patch infiniband from version 2.2.5-3 to 2.2.7-1 using the firmware patch delivered with Exadata storage cell bundle patch 18.1.3.0.0.171219.2.

Patch fails with
----- InfiniBand switch update process ended 2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 -----
2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 :FAILED : For details, check the following files in the /EXAVMIMAGES/stage/cell/patch_18.1.3.0.0.171219.2:
2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 1 of 1 :FAILED : - upgradeIBSwitch.log
2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 1 of 1 :FAILED : - patchmgr.stdout
2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 1 of 1 :FAILED : - patchmgr.stderr
2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 1 of 1 :FAILED : - patchmgr.log
2018-01-23 14:41:34 -0600 1 of 1 :FAILED : DONE: Upgrade InfiniBand switch(es) to 2.2.7-1.
 

- From ----- START STDOUT -----
  
Oracle(R) Integrated Lights Out Manager
  
Version 2.2.5-3 ILOM 3.2.6 r116001
  
Copyright (c) 2017, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  
Warning: HTTPS certificate is set to factory default.
  
Hostname: jmcxasw-ibb01
  
-> load -o verbose -script -source scp://root@jmcxvdbadm01.oracle.com//EXAVMIMAGES/stage/cell/patch_18.1.3.0.0.171219.2/sundcs_36p_repository_2.2.7_1.pkg
 
Error: Insufficient disk space/memory. Firmware update requires minimum of
  
  150 MB space in /tmp directory
  1 MB space in /config directory
  1 MB space in /var/log directory
  150 MB of free memory
  
  Please check the disk space/memory available and free it as per
requirement.
 

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