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problems upgrading from 7.0.1 to 7.0.2b


Hello,
I tried to upgrade a VDX 6740 from 7.0.1 to 7.0.2b

after the first reboot it won't come up anymore and five this error:

bhpc_irq_init: Using default device map. Size 10
bhpc_irq_init: Pcie domain 0 err interrupt handler Installed
Starting Dcmd ... Thu Sep 27 18:49:32 GMT 2018
server starting
Restoring DCM databasefree list corrupted, idx 589 already assigned!
.tp_register, got none fss tp handle=10000001h
2018/09/27-18:49:37, [HSL-1012], 7006, INFO, VDX6740T, Interface lo is link up
2018/09/27-18:49:37, [HSL-1012], 7007, INFO, VDX6740T, Interface eth0 is link up
2018/09/27-18:49:37, [HSL-1012], 7008, INFO, VDX6740T, Interface eth1 is link up
2018/09/27-18:49:37, [HASM-1004], 7009, INFO, VDX6740T, Processor reloaded - Reset.
....done

is there a way to recover from this situation ?

thanks

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more information. after very LONG time the switch comes up but the standby party cannot come up

switch-ana-vdx01# sh ver

Network Operating System Software
Network Operating System Version: 7.0.2b
Copyright (c) 2017-2018 Extreme Networks, Inc.
Firmware name: 7.0.2b
Build Time: 20:16:44 Sep 13, 2018
Install Time: 18:15:51 Sep 27, 2018
Kernel: 2.6.34.6

BootProm: 1.0.1
Control Processor: e500mc with 4096 MB of memory

Slot Name Primary/Secondary Versions Status
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
SW/0 NOS 7.0.2b ACTIVE*
7.0.2b

I wish I can find a way to recover from this situation
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So it now looks like you only have a single partition

Netinstall should recover this, the procedure can be found here

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/Q_A/How-to-perform-netinstall-on-VDX-6740-6940-an...
ok thanks a lot!
when doing a Netinstall what will happen to the licenses ?
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They will be removed as the switch will be restored back to factory default configuration

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