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Device ("Ethernet:Wrench Port" ) not detected on PCI BUS

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Applies to

  • AFF-A200
  • FAS2650


  • During the boot of ONTAP you may see errors similar to the one below and the system will fail POST.
  • During boot, node reports the following errors and halts to LOADER prompt:

Device ("Ethernet:Wrench Port" ) not detected on PCI BUS.
Device could be purposely held in reset or has developed a physical defect or has a corrupt firmware.
Halting the system because the device is critical for normal operations. Bootarg no-onboard-pcidev-check? can skip this check.
BIOS Version: 11.0.2
Portions Copyright (C) 2014-2016 NetApp, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Initializing System Memory ...
Loading Device Drivers ...
Configuring Devices ...
CPU = 1 Processor(s) Detected.
  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU D-1528 @ 1.90GHz (CPU 0)
  CPUID: 0x00050663. Cores per Processor = 6
32768 MB System RAM Installed.
Boot Loader version 6.0
Copyright (C) 2000-2003 Broadcom Corporation.
Portions Copyright (C) 2002-2016 NetApp, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
BIOS POST Failure(s) detected: PCIe device missing error detected. Abort AUTOBOOT


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