T3-x/T4-x: Powering down due to Redstate (Doc ID 1520628.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

SPARC T4-1 - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-1 - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-1B - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T4-1B - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC T3-2 - Version Not Applicable and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

This issue could possibly be seen on any T3-x or T4-x servers / blades.
T4-x, redstate error:

 

In this example this System automatically powered down due to redstate condition, resulting in the following errors seen:

[CPU 0:2:5] ERROR: Redstate trap occurred on node 0 strand 21.
[CPU 0:2:5] ERROR: Powering down due to Redstate

ERROR
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[CPU 0:2:5] ERROR: Redstate trap occurred on node 0 strand 21.

[CPU 0:2:5] ERROR: Powering down due to Redstate

 

BUSINESS IMPACT
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Due to this issue, users cannot boot disk, cdrom and the server won't poweron.

Cause

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