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No network or block devices available after PCI+ Upgrade on a Sun Fire[TM] V1280 or E2900 (Doc ID 1011115.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Fire V1280 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire E2900 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms


Problem description:

After upgrading a PCI version of the IB_SSC to its PCI+ equivalent, and after POST has executed on the Sun Fire[TM] V1280/E2900 with the new PCI+ IB_SSC installed, an error message at the OK prompt indicates that there is:

    No usable device to boot Solaris

In addition, warning messages will indicate that the system could "

    Find no network devices
    Find no block devices

Further, probe-scsi will not find anything.




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