IP Address of the Infiniband Switch changes during firmware upgrade

(Doc ID 2397110.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2018

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

IP address of the Infiniband Switch changes during firmware upgrade from 2.1.8 to 2.2.x or reboot

Changes

During firmware upgrade of the Infiniband Switch from version 2.1.8 to 2.2.7-1 or 2.2.x IP Address of the Infiniband Switch changes

Before Firmware Upgrade:

[root@ibswitch-ib1 ~]# ibswitches
Switch : 0x0010e0b11e11a0a0 ports 36 "SUN DCS 36P QDR ibswitch-ib1 32.21.66.101" enhanced port 0 lid 9 lmc 0
Switch : 0x0010e0b1220ca0a0 ports 36 "SUN DCS 36P QDR ibswitch-ib2 32.21.66.102" enhanced port 0 lid 3 lmc 0

After/During Firmware Upgrade OR Reboot:

[root@ibswitch-ib1 ~]# ibswitches
Switch : 0x0010e0b11e11a0a0 ports 36 "SUN DCS 36P QDR ibswitch-ib1 32.21.66.101" enhanced port 0 lid 9 lmc 0
Switch : 0x0010e0b1220ca0a0 ports 36 "SUN DCS 36P QDR ibswitch-ib2 10.196.67.2" enhanced port 0 lid 3 lmc 0 <====

 

Cause

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