Fails to boot with message Error: I2C transfer failed (Doc ID 2199138.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Fire V240 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

After reboot server won't start booting and will show the messages

Configuring system memory & CPU(s)

Error: I2C transfer failed
config: help
help ?
config: ?

RED State Exception
Error enable reg: 0000.0000.0000.0000
CPU: 0000.0000.0000.0001
TL=0000.0000.0000.0005 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.420c TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4210 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.1500
TL=0000.0000.0000.0004 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.420c TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4210 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.1500
TL=0000.0000.0000.0003 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.4c80 TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4c84 TSTATE=0000.0088.1504.1400
TL=0000.0000.0000.0002 TT=0000.0000.0000.0064
TPC=0000.0000.b214.19e0 TnPC=0000.0000.b214.19e4 TSTATE=0000.0088.1504.1400
TL=0000.0000.0000.0001 TT=0000.0000.0000.0068
TPC=0000.0000.f000.0f54 TnPC=0000.0000.f000.0f58 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.0400

Configuring system memory & CPU(s)

Error: I2C transfer failed
config: boot
boot ?
config: ?

RED State Exception
Error enable reg: 0000.0000.0000.0000
CPU: 0000.0000.0000.0001
TL=0000.0000.0000.0005 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.420c TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4210 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.1500
TL=0000.0000.0000.0004 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.420c TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4210 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.1500
TL=0000.0000.0000.0003 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.4c80 TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4c84 TSTATE=0000.0088.1504.1400
TL=0000.0000.0000.0002 TT=0000.0000.0000.0064
TPC=0000.0000.b214.19e0 TnPC=0000.0000.b214.19e4 TSTATE=0000.0088.1504.1400
TL=0000.0000.0000.0001 TT=0000.0000.0000.0068
TPC=0000.0000.f000.0f54 TnPC=0000.0000.f000.0f58 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.0400

Configuring system memory & CPU(s)

Error: I2C transfer failed
config: ?

RED State Exception
Error enable reg: 0000.0000.0000.0000
CPU: 0000.0000.0000.0001
TL=0000.0000.0000.0005 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.420c TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4210 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.1500
TL=0000.0000.0000.0004 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.420c TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4210 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.1500
TL=0000.0000.0000.0003 TT=0000.0000.0000.0010
TPC=0000.0000.f000.4c80 TnPC=0000.0000.f000.4c84 TSTATE=0000.0088.1504.1400
TL=0000.0000.0000.0002 TT=0000.0000.0000.0064
TPC=0000.0000.b214.19e0 TnPC=0000.0000.b214.19e4 TSTATE=0000.0088.1504.1400
TL=0000.0000.0000.0001 TT=0000.0000.0000.0068
TPC=0000.0000.f000.0f54 TnPC=0000.0000.f000.0f58 TSTATE=0000.0088.1500.0400

Configuring system memory & CPU(s)

Error: I2C transfer failed
config: #:helo
#:helo ?
config: help
help ?
config:
Executing Power On Self Test
0>
0>@(#)Sun Fire[TM] V210/V240,Netra[TM] 210/240 POST 4.30.4.a 2010/01/06 15:10
/export/delivery/delivery/4.30/4.30.4.a/post4.30.4-micro/Fiesta/enxs/integrated (root)
0>Copyright 2010 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved
0>OBP->POST Call with %o0=00000800.01012000.
0>Diag level set to MIN.
0>Verbosity level set to NORMAL.
0>Start Selftest.....
0>CPUs present in system: 0 1
0>Test CPU(s)..../
****** POST Running ******
|
****** POST Running ******
Done
0>Interrupt Crosscall....Done
0>Init Memory....Done
0>PLL Reset....Done
0>Init Memory....Done
0>Test Memory....Done
0>IO-Bridge Tests....Done
0>INFO:
0> POST Passed all devices.
0>
0>POST: Return to OBP.

Configuring system memory & CPU(s)

Error: I2C transfer failed
config:

 

 

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