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Infiniband Patch Fails Due to NTP Errors (Doc ID 1627114.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Platinum Services - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 When running Infiniband patch you get a FAIL message saying the ntpd service not running.


./patchmgr -ibswitches -upgrade -ibswitch_precheck

Failed with Errors

[INFO     ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch ###sw-ibb0
[FAIL     ] Service ntpd is not running on ###sw-ibb0
[FAIL     ] Pre-update validation on ###sw-ibb0

[INFO     ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch ###sw-iba0
[SUCCESS  ] Pre-update validation on ###sw-iba0
[FAIL     ] Overall status


Not that you may see the FAIL during prechecks or during the actual install.



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 If patchmgr fails after the reboot due to ntpd not running:

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