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Old 09-21-2007
Question [Please Help] ethernet problem on solaris

Hi All,

i have a problem with my database server using sun machine v440 and sunOS 5.9 on ethernet, i've checked on system log /var/adm/messages and found much error messages like shown below :

Sep 21 16:14:48 dbs genunix: [ID 408789 kern.warning] WARNING: ce0: fault detected external to device; service degraded
Sep 21 16:14:48 dbs genunix: [ID 451854 kern.warning] WARNING: ce0: xcvr addr:0x01 - link down
Sep 21 16:14:49 dbs genunix: [ID 408789 kern.notice] NOTICE: ce0: fault cleared external to device; service available
Sep 21 16:14:49 dbs genunix: [ID 451854 kern.notice] NOTICE: ce0: xcvr addr:0x01 - link up 100 Mbps full duplex
Sep 21 16:14:49 dbs genunix: [ID 408789 kern.warning] WARNING: ce0: fault detected external to device; service degraded
Sep 21 16:14:49 dbs genunix: [ID 451854 kern.warning] WARNING: ce0: xcvr addr:0x01 - link down
Sep 21 16:14:51 dbs genunix: [ID 408789 kern.notice] NOTICE: ce0: fault cleared external to device; service available
Sep 21 16:14:51 dbs genunix: [ID 451854 kern.notice] NOTICE: ce0: xcvr addr:0x01 - link up 100 Mbps full duplex
Sep 21 16:15:02 dbs genunix: [ID 408789 kern.warning] WARNING: ce0: fault detected external to device; service degraded
Sep 21 16:15:02 dbs genunix: [ID 451854 kern.warning] WARNING: ce0: xcvr addr:0x01 - link down


how to solve the problem ?

please advices

Thank you so much


Regards,

bucci
# 2  
Old 09-21-2007
Have you checked with Sun for relevant patches? Are you up to date on your 9_Recommended.zip?
# 3  
Old 09-21-2007
have you checked the switch to which the box is connected? looks like an autoneg problem...

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