Emulex FC HBA initialization "ERROR: 530: Mailbox timeout. (RUN_BIU_DIAG64: mb=10014f767980 tmo=30 Polled.)" (Doc ID 1558092.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 11.1 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
SPARC T5-2 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Hardware - Generic - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The /var/adm/messages file will have the following events logged:

As a result of the above condition, the emlxs instance is not created and the controller/HBA path is not enumerated. The output of "luxadm -e port" will not show the HBA path, and "cfgadm -al" will not show the controller number. prtpicl -v output will show the controller path, but will display a "-1" for the emlxs driver instance, which means the emlxs driver is not binding with the HBA.

Cause

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