As you know the 19 release of Exadata is a big one, it upgrades the linux distribution from Oracle Enterprise Linux 6 to 7. We have an OVM Based Exadata and in the progress of testing it. I will write some more this week about the process to upgrade to 19c so far we upgraded : * our cells * dom0 and are now in the process of upgrading the domU’s however today we ran into a funny issue, for which we are waiting for the solution, 18.1.12 comes with linux release cat /etc/redhat-release on the upgraded system shows us

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.10 (Santiago)

However the pre upgrade check tool during the upgrade complains on this Make sure you Read Andy Colvin’s blog about this release you might need to redownload the patch as it was re-released More to come about this patching later UPDATE : in the meantime yesterday 15 may 2019 a new QFSDP was released

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