16Gb Qlogic HBA shows WARNING: fp(x)::Topology Unknown, Offlining the port (Doc ID 2089407.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2016

Applies to:

SPARC T5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The customer is using a 16GB QLogic HBA such as QLE8362, in a direct-attach (no Fibre Channel Switch) environment.

The following errors are noted in /var/adm/messages:

Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx qlc: [ID 439991 kern.info] NOTICE: Qlogic qlc(1,1): Link OFFLINE
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx qlc: [ID 439991 kern.info] NOTICE: Qlogic qlc(2,0): Link OFFLINE
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx qlc: [ID 439991 kern.info] NOTICE: Qlogic qlc(2,0): Link ONLINE
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx qlc: [ID 439991 kern.info] NOTICE: Qlogic qlc(0,0): Link ONLINE
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(6)::Topology Unknown, Offlining the port..
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(5)::Topology Unknown, Offlining the port..
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(7)::Topology Unknown, Offlining the port..
Dec 14 13:21:00 xxx fctl: [ID 517869 kern.warning] WARNING: fp(4)::Topology Unknown, Offlining the port..

Cause

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