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Infiniband switch "Local SM enabled and running, state "DISCOVER" or possibly "BOOT IN PROGRESS" (Doc ID 2819434.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2021

Applies to:

Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance X7 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions and later
Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


[root@sw-ibX ~]# getmaster
Local SM enabled and running, state DISCOVER
Last change in Master SubnetManager status detected at: Thu Oct 14 10:06:14 EDT 2021
Master SubnetManager on sm lid 12 sm guid 0x10e0cdd128a0a0 : SUN DCS 36P QDR ib36p-bur09-b-sp
Master SubnetManager Activity Count: 1169011 Priority: 14

If the switch was Re-booted you will see the following:

[root@sw-ibX ~]# getmaster
Local SM enabled and running, state DISCOVER


[root@sw-ibX ~]# service ilom status
ILOM stack is partly started with 13 processes.
ILOM daemons that failed to start are :  IPMIMain MsgHndlr PEF LAN
However, ILOM stack subsystem is locked..... OK!

When you run disablesm you get the following:

[root@sw-ibX ~]# disablesm
Stopping partcfgchk                                        [  OK  ]
Stopping partitiond-daemon                                 [  OK  ]
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/local/util/smcommand", line 259, in <module>
  File "/usr/local/util/smcommand", line 185, in handover
    master=connection(None, log, handlehandover)
  File "/usr/local/util/smcommand", line 112, in connection
    tn.read_until(smprompt, 1)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/", line 319, in read_until
    return self.read_very_lazy()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/", line 395, in read_very_lazy
    raise EOFError, 'telnet connection closed'
EOFError: telnet connection closed
Stopping IB Subnet Manager..-.                             [  OK  ]

If the switch hasn't been re-booted since the unsupported configuration changes, you may see the following:

[root@sw-ibX ~]# enablesm
Starting IB Subnet Manager.                                [  OK  ]
Starting partitiond-daemon                                 [  OK  ]
Starting partcfgchk                                        [  OK  ]

"rpcinfo -p localhost" will produce the following:

[root@sw-ibX ~]# rpcinfo -p localhost
rpcinfo: can't contact portmapper: RPC: Authentication error; why = Client credential too weak






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