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Exadata X7-2/ X7-8 Out of Cycle Firmware Fixes for 10/25Gb NIC Ports (Doc ID 2418904.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2020

Applies to:

Exadata X7-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X7-8 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X8-2/X8M-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X8-8/X8M-8 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance X7 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Out of cycle firmware fixes for Exadata/ZDLRA X7-2 / X7-8 / X8-2 / X8-8 / X8M-2 / X8M-8 Compute Nodes 10/25Gb NIC ports fixing some known bugs with the port functionality on both the onboard ports and the PCIe card ports used for Client Data and Backup network connections.

Bugs fixed in the 214.2.271.5 release:

Add support for dual rate Avago AFBR-709DMZ Transceiver
CS8648836   Mixing VF and PV broken on UEK5
CS8676260   NIC port has incorrect link status, which causes factory test always failed. [Oracle Bug 29957833, 30121855, ER 2880220, ER 26835367]
CS8855734  2 ports configured from host as bonding connected to Cisco switch: ran iperf or iperf 3 -> one port became suspend

Bugs fixed in the 20.08.01.19 release:

CS8676260   NIC port has incorrect link status, which causes factory test always failed. [Oracle Bug 29957833, 30121855, ER 2880220, ER 26835367]
Bug 28802220 - MAC moves causes changes contoller hang on the Whitney LOM ports
Bug 26835367 - Exadata Whitney+ aic /var/log/messages getsriovinfo uevent failed messages

Bugs fixed in the 20.08.01.18 release:

Bug 27636309 - X7-2 Onboard Whitney is Lost due to PCIe Link Layer Inactive
Bug 28371337 - EXADATA X7-2 BOTH PORTS GO DOWN WHEN UNPLUGGING TX ON FIRST PORT

Bugs fixed in the 20.08.01.17 release:

Bug 28537560 - Unable to create more than 14-15 VMs using 20.08.01.14 cxundi.efi
Bug 28631067 - Whitney+ OL7: dmesg bnxt_en (unnamed net_device) (uninitialized): hwrm req_type

Bugs fixed in the 20.08.01.14 release:

CS4615712 28483: 1G/10G Sun/Oracle LR transceiver not recognized by LOM or NIC FW

Bugs fixed in the 20.08.01.10 release:

Bug 27275655 - Running tcpdump on bondeth0 kills the Whitney LOM interface
Bug 27523644 - EXADATA X7-2 - CLIENT NETWORK STOPPED WORKING AFTER RUNNING STEP 11

Bugs fixed in the 20.06.04.07 release:

Bug 27195117 - Finisar FTLX8574D3BCV-SU transceiver does not link up on X7-2 LOM
Bug 27130090: X7-2 18.1.1.0.0 - ARP TABLE OF VM NOT DYNAMICALLY POPULATED

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