Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System: nge network interfaces may disappear from the appliance under certain conditions (Doc ID 1397685.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2014

Applies to:

Sun Storage 7210 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Storage 7310 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)
NAS head revision : [before 2010.Q3.3.1]
BIOS revision : [not dependent]
ILOM revision : [not dependent]
JBODs Model : [not dependent]
CLUSTER related : [not dependent]


Symptoms

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Under certain conditions it is possible for an interface on an nge device to fail to attach to the datalink for the device leading to a faulted interface.

The interface may appear to fail or to not be configured after a reboot.
The system log for the appliance will show errors similar to those below:

Jan 27 01:45:41 appliance nge: [ID 801725 kern.warning] WARNING: nge2: nge_attach: nge_smu_sema() failed
Jan 27 01:47:17 appliance last message repeated 19 times

Cause

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