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Brocade switch shows the WARNING: Frame timeout detected, tx port xx rx port yy

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Applies to

Brocade switch

Issue

  • Brocade switch shows the WARNING "Frame timeout detected".

Example:

2020/11/02-11:54:40, [AN-1014], 95864, FID 128, INFO, switch01, Frame timeout detected, tx port 2 rx port 21, sid 31301, did 50200, timestamp 2020-11-02 11:54:40 .

  • "porterrshow" shows a large number of bad statistics on the affected port.

Example:

          frames      enc    crc    crc    too    too    bad    enc   disc   link   loss   loss   frjt   fbsy  c3timeout    pcs    uncor
       tx     rx      in    err    g_eof  shrt   long   eof     out   c3    fail    sync   sig                  tx    rx     err    err
  0:    0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0   
  1:  975.2m   1.0g   0      0      0      0      0      0      0    146      0      0      0      0      0      0     71      0      0   
  2:   12.4m   6.2m   0      1.0m 988.3k   0     47     19.9k   0    237.6k   3      0      1      0      0    236.2k  50    280.2m   0   
  3:  432.4m 872.3m   0      0      0      0      0      0      0     35      0      0      0      0      0      0      6      0      0   
  4:  611.0m 437.6m   0      0      0      0      0      0      0     58      0      0      0      0      0      0     25      0      0  

  • "sfpshow" shows RX/TX power of the affected port is lower than 300uW.

Example:

=============
Port  2:
=============
Identifier:  3    SFP
Connector:   7    LC
Transceiver: 7004404000000000 4,8,16_Gbps M5 sw Short_dist
Encoding:    6    64B66B
Baud Rate:   140  (units 100 megabaud)
Length 9u:   0    (units km)
Length 9u:   0    (units 100 meters)
Length 50u (OM2):  3    (units 10 meters)
Length 50u (OM3):  10   (units 10 meters)
Length 62.5u:0    (units 10 meters)
Length Cu:   0    (units 1 meter)
Vendor Name: BROCADE         
Vendor OUI:  00:05:1e
Vendor PN:   57-0000088-01   
Vendor Rev:  A   
Wavelength:  850  (units nm)
Options:     003a Loss_of_Sig,Tx_Fault,Tx_Disable
BR Max:      0   
BR Min:      0   
Serial No:   HAF6184100018PB
Date Code:   181010  
DD Type:     0x68
Enh Options: 0xfa
Status/Ctrl: 0x0
Pwr On Time: 1.64 years (14349 hours)
E-Wrap Control: 0
O-Wrap Control: 0
Alarm flags[0,1] = 0x5, 0x0
Warn Flags[0,1] = 0x5, 0x0
Temperature: 51      Centigrade
Current:     7.508   mAmps
Voltage:     3272.9  mVolts
RX Power:    -8.1    dBm (155.8uW)
TX Power:    -3.0    dBm (500.6 uW)

 

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