"Hot removal of HDDx" or "/HDDx/PRSNT :Device Absent" appears upon poweron or resetting SP with System Firmware 7.3.0 or later (Doc ID 1632323.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5140 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Affected systems are:
- Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 Server
- Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 Server
- Sun SPARC Enterprise T5140 Server
- Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server
- Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440 Server
- Sun Blade T6320 Server Module
- Sun Blade T6340 Server Module
- Sun Netra T5220 Server
- Sun Netra T5440 Server
- Sun Netra T6340 Server Module


When this issue occur, you will see "Hot removal of HDDx" or "/HDDx/PRSNT :Device Absent" events in the output of the command "showlogs -v" on the system controller.

These messages occur:
- on any HDD, it doesn't matter if a HDD is installed or not in the HDD slot
- upon every poweron of the system
- during a reset of the system controller

and hereby an example:


This issue can occur with System Firmware 7.3.0 or later.

Cause

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