Fibre Channel (FC) HBA card messages "Adapter reset failed." "Adapter initialization failed." (Doc ID 1918685.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

This example is from a M5000 SPARC Solaris server but will apply to all servers and Solaris x86 as well.

Issue
- Second port of fc hba card in slot location /devices/pci@2,600000:iou#0-pci#3 is not seen by Solaris and appears to be defective.

First port of the card appears normal.

 

Seeing Fibre Channel (FC) HBA card messages "Adapter reset failed." "Adapter initialization failed."

Cause

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