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ONTAP can't start up due to "netif.fwUpdateFailed:error"

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Applies to

  • FAS2750
  • ONTAP 9.6P5

Issue

  • ONTAP is unable to start up.
  • When performing the unit test, repeated "netif.fwUpdateFailed:error" is reported.

Example:

Jan 30 10:44:29 [*****:netif.init.failed:ALERT]: Initialization of network interface e0a failed due to unexpected software error ix:9.

Jan 30 10:44:31 [*****:netif.init.failed:ALERT]: Initialization of network interface e0b failed due to unexpected software error ix:9.

...

Jan 30 11:06:27 [*****:netif.fwUpdateFailed:error]: Firmware update of network interface e0a to version new failed :Get initial address of section error

Jan 30 11:06:27 [*****:netif.fwUpdateFailed:error]: Firmware update of network interface e0a to version new failed :write module 1 error

Jan 30 11:06:27 [*****:netif.fwUpdateFailed:error]: Firmware update of network interface e0a to version 0.86-7.1

[2020-01-30 11:06:26.169]  failed :.

Jan 30 11:06:27 [*****:netif.fwUpdateFailed:error]: Firmware update of network interface e0a to version unknown failed :nic_fw_auto_main: update failed.

 

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