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A800 T6 card ports down fatal error

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster IP
  • ONTAP 9
  • AFF-A800
  • X91146A T62100 card
  • X1146A T62100 card


  • Both ports in a T6 card go down due to a fatal error:

Tue Mar 23 11:00:58 +0000 [MC2-N02: intr: netif.linkDown:info]: Ethernet e1a: Link down, check cable.

Tue Mar 23 11:00:58 +0000 [MC2-N02: intr: netif.linkDown:info]: Ethernet e1b: Link down, check cable.

Tue Mar 23 11:00:58 +0000 [MC2-N02: intr: netif.fatal.err:alert]: The network device in slot 1 encountered fatal error e1a/e1b.

  • HA and DR operations continue as normal due to a second T6 card in use in the system.

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