Is "ipmievd" required on SPARC systems (T5xx0 / T3-x)?

(Doc ID 1367458.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2017

Applies to:

SPARC T3-1 - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-2 - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-4 - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Blade T6340 Server Module - Version Not Applicable and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Goal

If you see errors like:

Aug 24 06:12:32 xxxxxxx ldc: [ID 490484 kern.warning] WARNING: ldc_close: (0xb) channel RX queue unconf failed
Aug 24 06:12:33 xxxxxxx ipmievd: [ID 702911 daemon.error] Get SEL Info command failed: Unknown (0x7e)
Aug 24 06:12:35 xxxxxxx ipmievd: [ID 702911 daemon.error] Get SEL Entry 0 command failed: Unknown (0x7e)

or

Oct 4 10:15:26 xxxxxxx ipmievd: Error obtaining SDR info: Timeout
Oct 4 10:15:26 xxxxxxx ipmievd: Unable to open SDR for reading
Oct 4 10:15:41 xxxxxxx ipmievd: Get SEL Info command failed: Timeout


Check if the "ipmievd" service is enabled:

# svcs ipmievd
  STATE  STIME  FMRI
  online Sep_15 svc:/network/ipmievd:default

Solution

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