Qlogic QLA2340 card goes offline in an X4200, X4100 server

(Doc ID 1332020.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 02, 2014

Applies to:

Sun Fire X4200 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire X4100 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Qlogic cards goes offline and does not return until after a reboot.

The log file /var/adm/messages shows errors similar to the following:

Mar 17 14:43:19 fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(1)::610100 NS failure pkt state=dreason=9, expln=1, NSCMD=0112, NSRSP=8001
Mar 17 14:43:19 fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(1)::GPN_ID for D_ID=610000 failed
Mar 17 14:43:19 fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(1)::N_x Port with D_ID=610000, PWWN=200500a0b818747e disappeared from fabric
Mar 17 14:50:57 fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(1)::N_x Port with D_ID=610000, PWWN=200500a0b818747e reappeared in fabric

Mar 1 18:12:50 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1,0/pci1022,7450@1/pci1077,149@3/fp@0,0 (fcp1):
Mar 1 18:12:50 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1,0/pci1022,7450@1/pci1077,149@3/fp@0,0 (fcp1):

Changes

This particular problem involves Qlogic QLA2340 card, installed in an X4200 and possibly an X4100 server
This issue is not present in the M2 variant of the platform.

Cause

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