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Nxge Fails to Initialize with the "ifconfig plumb" Command, and Displays "ifconfig: SIOCSLIFNAME for ip: nxge<n>: I/O error" (Doc ID 2802588.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 26, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1 - While trying to initialize one or more of the nxge ports, the following error message was displayed:

 

 In the case for this example, the problem was observed in a Solaris 10 system, and affected all 4 ports of a Quad 10 Gbps Ethernet card.

Changes

 

Cause

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