Sun Fire[TM] 12K/15K/E20K/E25K: "Error reading E$Dimm SBxx/P[0,1]/E[0,1] seeprom" reported for a 2-cpu board.

(Doc ID 1002119.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Fire 12K Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire 15K Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire E20K Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire E25K Server - Version All Versions and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

While creating a dumpfile (hpost -D), we can see an error in the post logs pointing to the seeproms of the Ecache for processors P0 and P1:
Error reading E$Dimm SBxx/P[0,1]/E[0,1] seeprom
Example (first part of post logfile):

# SMI Sun Fire 12/15/20/25K POST log opened Mon Feb 21 05:37:33 2005
# hpost version 1.4.1 Generic 117371-06 Nov 18 2004 10:08:04
# libxcpost.so v. 1.4.1 Generic 117371-06 Nov 18 2004 09:34:56
# pid = 25315 level = 16 verbose_level = 20
# SC name: xxxxxxxxxxxxxx. ChHostID: xxxxxxxxxxxxx
# Domain Id = A
# Parent PID = 874: dsmd
# Cmdline: /opt/SUNWSMS/SMS1.4.1/bin/hpost -d A -D/var/opt/SUNWSMS/SMS1.4.1/adm/A/dump/dsmd.rstop.050221.0537.32 -y "DSMD RecordStop Dump"
Minimum proc_dump_delay has not been met. Pausing 6 seconds...
Error reading E$Dimm SB06/P0/E0 seeprom
Error reading E$Dimm SB06/P0/E1 seeprom
Error reading E$Dimm SB06/P1/E0 seeprom
Error reading E$Dimm SB06/P1/E1 seeprom

Cause

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