NDCL Code Upgrade Limitation due to NED change (Doc ID 1537747.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2013

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek VSM4 System - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun StorageTek VSM5 System - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

NDCL (Non-Disruptive Code Load) is performed from microcode code D02.14.51.00/H02.14.50.00 or lower to microcode D02.15.20.00/H02.15.20.00 or higher.
Interface card is taken offline and a GFR (Guided FRU Replacement) NO-replace of the card is done to upgrade the code on the interface card.
When an attempt is made to put the interface back online it fails with a NED (Node Element Discriptor) problem.  Sample message:

13070 11:42:07.33 00000090 IOS291I CONFIGURATION DATA COULD NOT BE READ ON PATH(21C0,6F) RC=21 064
              064 00000090 TOKEN NED MISMATCH HAS BEEN DETECTED

Cause

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