How to prevent an Infiniband Switch being rendered un-bootable when upgrading from firmware version 2.1.x (Doc ID 2301054.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Preventing an Infiniband Switch being rendered un-bootable when upgrading from firmware version 2.1.x due to corruption to the Real Time Clock, which prevents the timer in GRUB from counting down and prevents the booting of the firmware.

Solution

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