dladm: create operation failed: Device busy (invalid interface name) (Doc ID 1009740.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 12, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

 When trying to create a Link Aggregation with two e1000g interfaces on a Sun Fire[TM] T2000 the following error is reported.

# dladm create-aggr -l active -d e1000g0 -d e1000g1 1 dladm: create operation failed: Device busy (invalid interface name) #

 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms