When using partition interface with MTU Of 64K There Is No Communication

(Doc ID 1912548.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 11/06 U3 to 10 11/06 U3 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After creating and plumbing up an IB partition interfaces to use MTU of 64K, communication fails.  However, manually setting to MTU to something like 2044, then communication resumes.

This issue is only seen with IB partitions with non-default PKEYs.  IB partition interfaces created with the default PKEY are fine.

This issue is related to Bug# 17251055.

 

Cause

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