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WARNING: mcxnex0: CQE ERR Mellanox Connectx Connection Drops (Doc ID 2234268.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 11.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Dell PowerEdge R730xd server running Solaris 11.3 serving as a storage appliance.
Using Infiniband HCA's from Oracle

Kernel version: SunOS 5.11 11.3
Entire Version : 0.5.11-0.175.3.4.0.5.0

Mellanox Technologies MT26428 [ConnectX VPI PCIe 2.0 5GT/s - IB QDR /10GigE]
CardVendor 0x15b3 card 0x0021 (Mellanox Technologies, Card unknown)

The initiators in this case are Linux, but the customer does not see this issue with their version of a zfs appliance running Solaris 11.2.

Symptoms

Customer reports "Mellanox Connectx connection drops"
The following error message is seen in /var/adm/messages on the Dell server running Solaris which is serving as storage device:


May 10 18:03:00 zfs4-1 genunix: [ID 937861 kern.info] mcxnex0: CQE ERR: IB Client 'srpt'
May 10 18:03:00 zfs4-1 genunix: [ID 204426 kern.warning] WARNING: mcxnex0: CQE ERR: cqe ffffa1000c1e7560 QPN 0x78004f indx 0x162b status 0x13 vendor syndrome 0x88
May 10 18:03:00 zfs4-1 genunix: [ID 158346 kern.info] mcxnex0: CQE remote access error

 

Cause

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