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Sun Fire[TM] 12K/15K/E20K/E25K: IDPROM layout for OpenBoot PROM failed (Doc ID 1004615.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2018

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

In the platform messages, and the messages of the affected domain, one or more of the following symptoms can be found:

mand : Network IP information layout for MAN failed: ecode=1

osd : Write REBOOTARGS file failed 13
osd : Read REBOOTARGS file failed 4716
osd : file open failed: file=/var/opt/SUNWSMS/SMS1.6/data/O/nextbootpath, ecode=13
osd : Read IDPROM file failed 1
osd : file open failed: file=/var/opt/SUNWSMS/SMS1.6/data/O/nvramdata, ecode=13
osd : chmod failed: file=/var/opt/SUNWSMS/SMS1.6/data/O/nvramdata, mode=384, ecode=1

dsmd : send event failed: event=400, text=14, ecode=1
dsmd : IDPROM layout for OpenBoot PROM failed: ecode=1
dsmd : send event failed: event=401, text=14, ecode=4716
dsmd : Reboot arguments layout for OpenBoot PROM failed: ecode=4716
dsmd : Setting boot string for next boot failed, rc = 13

setkeyswitch: send event failed: event=400, text=14, ecode=1
setkeyswitch: IDPROM layout for OpenBoot PROM failed: ecode=1
setkeyswitch: send event failed: event=401, text=14, ecode=4716
setkeyswitch: Reboot arguments layout for OpenBoot PROM failed: ecode=4716

 
When booting the domain, the banner can look like this:

Sun Fire E25K, using IOSRAM based Console
Copyright 2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.30.4, 16384 MB memory installed, Serial #0.
Ethernet address 0:0:0:0:0:0, Host ID: 00000000.


The IDPROM contents are invalid

{160} ok


On the domain, idprom information in the prtconf output has all zeros:

# prtconf -pv|grep idprom
   idprom:  00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000
       device_type:  'idprom'
       name:  'idprom'    idprom:  00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000.00000000
        device_type:  'idprom'
        name:  'idprom'
#


On the domain, the hostid command can fail:

# hostid
bad hostid format
 
#

 

Changes

This error would be seen when configuring a new domain or at time of a domain boot of an existing domain.

Cause

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