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kSWD_GENERIC_ERR_CRITICAL

Our IBM DS4400 has been up and running for well over a year, when suddenly one of our switches suffered a software error and restarted itself.IBM_2005_H16 31 May 26 2006 14:50:06 1 4 ZONE-DB_RESTORE_TIME Zone-DB size (1608) bytes. Wallclock Restore time (361) milli-sec . IBM_2005_H16 33 May 26 2006 14:50:06 1 4 ZONE-DB_RESTORE_TIME Zone-DB size (1608) bytes. Wallclock Restore time (475) milli-sec .

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Re: kSWD_GENERIC_ERR_CRITICAL

TimHL,&lt;!graemlin::confused:&gt; &lt;!graemlin::confused:&gt; &lt;!graemlin::confused:&gt;-&gt;&gt; The switch is a Silkworm 3800 series running FOS v4.2.0b. <BR>3800 ??? 3800 is supported only by Fab OS 3.2.x latest new Release is 3.2.1a and not work by Fab OS 4.x or 5.x<BR><BR>-&gt;&gt;&gt; Our setup is relatively simple. We have two of these switches that connect 3 BladeCenter Chasses to our DS4400.-&gt;&gt;&gt; They also uplink our remote data center where we have two IBM_3438_F08's running FOS v3.2.0 each...<BR><BR>IBM_3438_F08 ??? <img src="http://boards.brocadeconnect.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif" alt="Confused" width="15" height="22">&lt;!graemlin::confused:--&gt;You question by the Switch Model and Fab OS is a little confused, please pricise what of Switch Model you have whit the exactely Fab OS Release.

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Re: kSWD_GENERIC_ERR_CRITICAL

Sorry for the confusion! The IBM part numbers are correct. I just had a little difficulty translating them back to their Brocade models.None of the BladeCenter SAN switch modules logs report errors at the same time as the IBM_2005_H16.

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Re: kSWD_GENERIC_ERR_CRITICAL

TimHL:-&gt;&gt;&gt; Sorry for the confusion!<BR><BR>No Problem.<BR><BR>-&gt;&gt;&gt;What is kSWD and what caused its critical error?Inform after this Procedure.

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Re: kSWD_GENERIC_ERR_CRITICAL

kSWD is the software watchdog on the switch. Anytime you hit this you have hit something very bad. My guess, at v4.2.0, you hit the 497 day jiffie rollover issue. Talk to your support provider about that.

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