Server X4-4: downgrading firmware from SW1.1.1 to SW1.0 or SW1.01 can lead to a "defect.ilom.boot.preferred-invalid" FMA error (Doc ID 2016848.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2015

Applies to:

Sun Server X4-4 - Version All Versions and later
Exalytics In-Memory Machine X4-4 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

X4-4 server: after performing a FW downgrade from SW 1.1.1 to SW 1.0, ilom reports a faulty /SYS in FMA with the following event: defect.ilom.boot.preferred-invalid.

 

--> FMA EVENT:

Suspect 1 of 1
   Fault class  : defect.ilom.boot.preferred-invalid
   Certainty    : 100%
   Affects      : /SYS
   Status       : faulted

   FRU
      Status            : faulty
      Location          : /SYS
      Manufacturer      : Oracle Corporation
      Name              : SUN SERVER X4-4
      Part_Number       : 33447262+1+1
      Serial_Number     : 1513NM9016
      Chassis
         Manufacturer   : Oracle Corporation
         Name           : SUN SERVER X4-4
         Part_Number    : 33447262+1+1
         Serial_Number  : 1513NM9016

--> Service Led: SERVICE | ON

Changes

n/a

Cause

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