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Infiniband Interfaces Do Not Work After Rebooting an Exadata VM - Error: "clib0: P_Key 0xa002 is not found" (Doc ID 2525080.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.2 and later
Linux x86-64


Error in dmesg when starting interface manually

[235640.710536] clib0: P_Key 0xa002 is not found

[235676.824189] clib1: P_Key 0xa002 is not found

The vm is confiugred with the following 4 Interfaces on Physical Machine in vm.cfg file:

ib_pkeys = [{'pf':'03:00.0','port':'1','pkey':['0x2a00','0xa002',]},{'pf':'03:00.0','port':'2','pkey':['0x2a00','0xa002',]},]

2 Interfaces are working fine on same Virtual Machine with or without reboot and no errors reported for 2 interfaces and issue seen only on other 2 IB interfaces.


After changing the memory settings, VM InfiniBand interfaces are not up or after bounce VM InfiniBand interfaces are not up


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