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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2014

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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

ie,

./patchmgr -ibswitches -upgrade -ibswitch_precheck

Failed with Errors

[INFO     ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch ptqax01csw-ibb0
[FAIL     ] Service ntpd is not running on ptqax01csw-ibb0
[FAIL     ] Pre-update validation on ptqax01csw-ibb0

[INFO     ] ---------- Starting with InfiniBand Switch ptqax01csw-iba0
[SUCCESS  ] Pre-update validation on ptqax01csw-iba0
[FAIL     ] Overall status

 

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

 

Cause

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