Brocade adapters must have matching BIOS and Firmware
RETAIN tip: H21418
Brocade adapters may cause the node to experience Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) or Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) failures when the adapter firmware and the Basic Input or Output System (BIOS) (bootloader) are at mixed levels and not the same build.
The system is configured with one or more of the following IBM Options:
This tip is not system specific.
This tip is not software specific.
Update the drivers and the firmware bootloader on the affected nodes to a matching version.
If the Brocade adapter has the bootloader code of 126.96.36.199, then the firmware should be the same version number.
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Document id: MIGR-5093202