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Azure CVO instance will not boot due to Network port down

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Applies to

  • Azure CVO (Cloud Volumes ONTAP)
  • Azure: CX4 hardware
  • Applies to ONTAP 9.5P1 to 9.7P1


  • Azure CVO instance was unable to boot while upgrading ONTAP
  • CVO instance unable to boot instance after instance stop/deallocate/start
  • Network port not able to be brought online
  • The console logs will illustrate the following errors:
e0a: got notify, nvs type 128
e0a: mlx5e_set_board_type(epriv = 0xfffffe00159dd000, mdev = 0xfffffe0015430000) Unknown board_id = MSF0010110035
e0a: mlx5e_open: Setting port status to up failed
e0a: mlx5e_open_locked: mlx5e_open_tises failed, -5
e0a: no link .............. giving up
e0a: mlx5_fw_version_check ONTAP does not have valid firmware image for PSID=MSF0010110035


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