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40GbE Adapter Missing or Disappears from ONTAP After Firmware Downgrade

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Applies to

  • AFF A700s
  • X1144A Adapter
  • X1147A Adapter

Issue

  • Replacement of motherboard or adapter from applies to section occurs.
  • Firmware downgrade of the 40GbE adapter completes.
  • ONTAP "sysconfig -v" output no longer shows the 40GbE ports as present.
  • ONTAP will display the following alerts at boot:

[node1:netif.fwUpdateStatus:notice]: Firmware update of network interface e0a to version n5.04(e800046b3) Starting....

[node1:netif.fwUpdateStatus:notice]: Firmware update of network interface e0f to version n5.04(e800046b3) Completed. System halts now, perform hard AC power cycle..

[node1:netif.fwUpdateStatus:notice]: Firmware update of network interface e0a to version n5.04(e800046b3) Completed. System halts now, perform hard AC power cycle..