dladm show-part shows link down over an IB partition (Doc ID 1988452.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

IB link over particular partition stays down on Solaris node within Exalogic machine.

Customer have many pkeys which is created on infiniband ipoib port that are not working:

#dladm dladm create-part -l net9 -P 8101 p.8101
#ipadm create-ip p.8101

The outcome results was:

#dladm show-part
LINK PKEY OVER STATE FLAGS
p.8101 8101 net9 down ----                <<------ Stay down 

Cause

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