nxge Interface will not plumb (Doc ID 1395656.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


The Customer has recently installed 501-7601 nic and it will not plumb

systema# ifconfig nxge0 plumb
ifconfig: cannot open link "nxge0": No such device or address


The following messages are output:

dmesg.out:Aug 24 16:59:37 system nxge: [ID 752849 kern.warning] WARNING: nxge0
: EEPROM version [QGC 1G Ethernet Adapter FCode 2.8 06/12/13] invalid...please update
dmesg.out:Aug 24 16:59:37 system nxge: [ID 752849 kern.warning] WARNING: nxge0
: get_hw create failed

Cause

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