SPARC T8-1, SPARC T8-2 and SPARC T8-4, onboard network interfaces not visible in Solaris after installation

(Doc ID 2335780.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2017

Applies to:

SPARC T8-1 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
SPARC T8-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
SPARC T8-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After installation of Oracle Solaris 11.3 image on Sparc T8-1, Sparc T8-2 or Sparc T8-4 Servers the onboard Network interfaces are not visible (configured) in Solaris.

======================================== IO Devices =======================================
Slot +            Bus   Name +                            Model      Max Speed  Cur Speed
Status            Type  Path                                         /Width     /Width
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
/SYS/MB/XGBE      PCIE  network-pciex8086,1589                       8.0GT/x8   8.0GT/x8
                        /pci@300/pci@1/network
/SYS/MB/NET1      PCIE  network-pciex8086,1589                       8.0GT/x8   8.0GT/x8
                        /pci@300/pci@1/network
/SYS/MB/NET2      PCIE  network-pciex8086,1589                       8.0GT/x8   8.0GT/x8
                        /pci@300/pci@1/network
/SYS/MB/NET3      PCIE  network-pciex8086,1589                       8.0GT/x8   8.0GT/x8
                        /pci@300/pci@1/network

 

Cause

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