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Erroneous message on boot, NVDIMM failed to upgrade firmware on A400 and A800

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Applies to

  • AFF A800
  • AFF A400
  • ONTAP 9


When booting, the follow message is seen:
Loading NVDIMM0 firmware version 2.6.2.c (was 2.5.3.c)
Programming NVDIMM0 FW. This could take over 8 minutes. Please wait...
Fri Feb  5 10:05:51 2021 [nvdimm.fw.upgrade.failure:ERROR]:NVDIMM controller in slot-11 failed to upgrade firmware because it is at ARMed state or has valid data


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