SFP Not Working In 16Gb FC HBA Emulex Card - WARNING: 424: Adapter warning. (SLI Port Async Event: Unsupported physical media detected) (Doc ID 1670748.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2016

Applies to:

Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
SPARC T5-8 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 11.1.16.5.0 T5-8 server with two Dual 16Gigabit/Sec Fibre Channel / 10Gbps FCoE Host Adapter , Emulex LPe16002-M6-O  Ganymede-E , Part Number  7023036

 

Changes

The new 16GB Emulex FC HBAs were installed initially in the T5-8 server with non valid / supported SFPs.
Later, while Solaris was up and running, customer removed and inserted new supported 16GB SFPs (Oracle PN: 7023053), but the FC HBA did not recognized it, Solaris server reboot was not done.

Cause

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