Sun ZFS Storage Appliance: OpenSM messages continually sent to Subnet Manager in Exadata environment

(Doc ID 1406959.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2012

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version: Not Applicable and later   [Release: N/A and later ]
Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 648 - Version: Not Applicable and later    [Release: N/A and later]
Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 72 - Version: Not Applicable and later    [Release: N/A and later]
Sun Datacenter Switch 3456 - Version: Not Applicable and later    [Release: N/A and later]
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version: Not Applicable and later    [Release: N/A and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

- ZFSSA has HCA (4242A )
- Subnet Manager (Running on Linux)
- OpenSM 3.3.9_MLNX_20110704_c986c53

It seems ZFSSA is sending continuous error messages to Subnet Manager and they would like you to stop sending this message.
Here are the details of error message

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OpenSM 3.3.9_MLNX_20110704_c986c53

Dec 08 15:06:57 404517 [B1D9A700] 0x01 -> sa_mad_ctrl_send_err_callback: ERR 1A06: MAD transaction completed in error Dec 08 15:06:57 404523 [B1D9A700] 0x01 -> SA MAD dump:
                base_ver................0x1
                mgmt_class..............0x3
                class_ver...............0x2
                method..................0x6 (SubnAdmReport)
                status..................0x0
                resv....................0x0
                trans_id................0x2db0890
                attr_id.................0x2 (Notice)
                resv1...................0x0
                attr_mod................0x0
                rmpp_version............0x0
                rmpp_type...............0x0
                rmpp_flags..............0x0
                rmpp_status.............0x0
                seg_num.................0x0
                payload_len/new_win.....0x0
                sm_key..................0x0000000000000000
                attr_offset.............0x0
                resv2...................0x0
                comp_mask...............0x0000000000000000

# Subnet Manager is receiving this error message continuously

Cause

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