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IV56139: NETWORK DOWN AFTER MSNENT_MPIFW_ERR APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After logging MSNENT_MPIFW_ERR, many MSNENT_LINK_DOWNs
    get logged, and the network eventually stops responding.
    The adapter is connected to a non-DCBX capable switch.
    

Local fix

  • Block LLDB packets at the switch, or replace the switch
    with a DCBX capable one.
    

Problem summary

  • Network down along with MSNENT_MPIFW_ERR error in errpt when
    FCoE adapter is connected to non-DCBX switch.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Driver is fixed to handle command queue with duplicate
    DCBX commands.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58321
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV58013
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56148
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56148
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV56148
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV55800
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV53585
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV56139
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV56164
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV56139

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-03

  • Closed date

    2014-03-03

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV53585

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U859788

       UP14/05/22 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV56139

Modified date: 10 May 2016