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Sun Server X3-2 (formerly Sun Fire X4170 M3) Product Notes Version 1.8

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Updated: July 2017
 
 

System will not boot Oracle Linux 7 with Sun Storage 10GbE FCoE PCIe Converged Network Adapter in UEFI mode (20092072)

When installing Oracle Linux 7 on X3-2 in UEFI mode on a system with the Sun Storage 10GbE FCoE PCIe Converged Network Adapter (SG-XPCIEFCOE2-Q-SR, SG-XPCIEFCOE2-Q-TA) and option ROM enabled, a blank screen appears and the operating system will not boot.

Affected software:

  • Oracle Linux 7.0

  • Releases 1.4, 1.4.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.8

Workaround:

In BIOS settings, disable the Option ROM for the PCIE slot of Sun Storage 10GbE FCoE PCIe Converged Network Adapter (SG-XPCIEFCOE2-Q-SR, SG-XPCIEFCOE2-Q-TA).