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Oracle® Flash Accelerator F640 PCIe Card v2 and Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD v2 Product Notes

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Updated: June 2020
 
 

Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD v2 NVMe Configuration Menu Error

Bug ID: 30083597

Issue: Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD v2 storage drives with VDV1RL04 firmware at X7-2L BIOS setup menu Advanced -> NVMe Configuration -> 7361456_ICRPC2DD2ORA6.4T displays incorrect characters. This X7-2L BIOS setup menu Advanced -> NVMe Configuration issue does not cause any functional issues with the NVMe device.

The following screen shows a BIOS setup menu Advanced -> NVMe Configuration error for Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD v2.

{0} ok probe-nvme-all 
/pci@303/pci@1/pci@0/pci@5/nvme@0
  NVME Controller VID: 8086 SSVID: 108e SN: BTLN830008066P4C 
MN: 7361456_ICRPC2DD2ORA6.4T FR: VDV1RL04 NN: 80
  Namespace ID: 1 Size: 6.401 TB EUI: eui.0001cde8bde4d25c
  Namespace ID: 2 Size: 0.0 MB
  Namespace ID: 3 Size: 0.0 MB
  Namespace ID: 4 Size: 0.0 MB
....
  Namespace ID: 127 Size: 0.0 MB
  Namespace ID: 128 Size: 0.0 MB 
ERROR: Last Trap: Fast Instruction Access MMU Miss
{0} ok 

Affected Hardware and Software: Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD v2 storage drives with VDV1RL04 firmware on supported SPARC T7, S7, and T8 series servers. See Supported Servers and Operating Systems.

Workaround: Do not use probe-nvme-all at OBP to query drive information on SPARC servers with system firmware release 3.0.1 or earlier. Use nvmeadm commands in Solaris to query drive information.

Fix: Update SPARC servers to system firmware release 9.9.3 or later.