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Solaris[TM] Errors During Boot with "Failed to create nodes for pwwn" (Doc ID 1006168.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2019

Applies to:

Sun Storage 6130 Array - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 6140 Array - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 6180 Array - Version All Versions and later
Sun Storage 6320 System - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Storage 6540 Array - Version All Versions and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 09-May-2011***


Symptoms

If Fibre Channel devices are not present or turned off, boot errors will occur. Without corrective action, these errors will persist for every re-boot.

The boot errors which are linked to this problem, can be found in the /var/adm/messages file, and are formatted as follows:

luxadm[90]: [ID 593423 user.error] ID[luxadm.create_fabric_device.2316]
configuration failed for line (/devices/pci@8,600000/SUNW,qlc@2,1/fp@0,0:fc::256000c0ffc0####)
in file: /etc/cfg/fp/fabric_WWN_map. I/O error

scsi: [ID 243001 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@8,600000/SUNW,qlc@2,1/fp@0,0 (fcp4):
Failed to create nodes for pwwn=266000c0ffe0####; error=5

Cause

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