On Solaris 10 U11 or Later, the Boot Process Hangs at Recognizing the Emulex FC Cards Installed (Doc ID 2003819.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 to 11.2 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading to Solaris 10 U11 or Solaris 11.x, the server fails to boot, hanging on configuring the Emulex adapters installed on the server.

Case study:

Solaris 10 M4000 server with two LPe11002-S cards installed, running Solaris 10 U8.

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Note that from the boot -v console above, the server hanged precisely when configuring
emlxs instance 3, the one showing the initialization errors.

Cause

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