SAS Address NOT programmed on controller in slot (x) (Doc ID 1937081.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 18, 2014

Applies to:

Sun Fire X4150 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire X4170 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire X4240 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire X4250 Server - Version All Versions and later
Sun Fire X4270 Server - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 SAS Address NOT programmed on controller in slot (x) error seen on BOOT, reported against the disk controller. 

Ex:
  LSI Logic Corp. MPT SAS BIOS
  MPTBIOS-6.16.00.00 (2007.05.07)
  Copyright 2000-2007 LSI Logic Corp.
  SAS Address NOT programmed on controller in slot (1)
  Initializing...
     ERROR! Adapter Malfunctioning!

Changes

Recent physical disk configuration changes connected with a possible power problem might lead to this outcome. This can also be noticed when the SAS controller is flashed using an improper address.

Cause

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