[j-nsp] Force SFMs to stay offline

Josef Buchsteiner josefb at juniper.net
Sat Nov 20 15:16:41 EST 2004

maybe we should unhide.

set chassis sfm slot <slot#> power off

this will be sticky.

request chassis sfm <slot#> offline will be overwritten once
there is a SIGHUB of chassisd.


Friday, November 19, 2004, 10:07:46 PM, you wrote:

MA> On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 09:50:14AM +0100, Michael Lyngbøl wrote:
 >> On 19.11.2004 02:10:07 +0000, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
 >> > Is there a way to force an SFM to stay offline (say for example when the
 >> > RAM starts to go bad and generate ECC errors for days, or until you send a
 >> > tech out to pull the card)? It seems that if you disable it through
 >> > "request chassis sfm slot <#> offline", it will automatically turn them
 >> > all back on after you commit any config change.
 >> user at m160-re0> request chassis sfm slot 0 offline
 >> Offline initiated, use "show chassis sfm" to verify

MA>          Michael,

MA>          I've seen the problem Rich has described on at least a
MA>  dozen m160s.  After offlining the SFM due to bad memory, at some
MA>  later date/time, it would return to an online state, and start causing
MA>  packet corruption problems or similar, again.

MA>          At one point, we had an expect script running that would
MA>  login and alert us to this condition when it recurred.

MA>          The only fix we came up with was to have a tech onsite pull
MA>  them. 

MA>          --msa
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