"Warning: forceload: drv/qlcnic failed " at Boot After Applying Patches 149175-05 Through 149175-08 (x86 Patches 149176-05 Through 149176-08) (Doc ID 1937460.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The qlc patch, 149175 (or 149176 for x86), revisions -05 through -08, add the following forceload line to /etc/system:

    forceload: drv/qlcnic

 

Upon reboot, the following WARNING messages will be logged if no Qlogic FCOE capable HBA is installed:

These error messages do not indicate a problem. These messages are displayed because a kernel module for which there is no device installed cannot be forced to load.

 

NOTE: Patches 149175-09 / 149176-09 and higher no longer add this forceload to /etc/system.

Cause

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