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ib devices missing upon reboot of a solaris 10 host when there is no master subnet manager in the IB network. (Doc ID 1599375.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Infiniband HCA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
OpenSolaris Operating System - Version 2008.05 to 2009.06 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


"ib" devices are found missing when a host running Solaris 10 is rebooted.  The host has an Infiniband HCA.  This HCA is linked to Infiniband switch (nm2-36P or nm2-Gateway).  The host is rebooted at a time when there is no Master Subnet Manager in the Infiniband network.  The "dladm show-dev" output on the Solaris host does not show any Infiniband devices after reboot when they should be there.




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