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HP FC HBA Error RxPower(mW) fault

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HP FC HBA Error RxPower(mW) fault

Hi Frds,


I need Conformation & solution.


Connectivitive Structure:

Tape Library Directly connected to FC HBA Card.


In this evnening I got a error msg from SAN Surffer Error is ("RxPower Fault mW"), i tried web support it says FC HBA issue.

All the three LED's Blinking on the FC HBA card(RED, Green, Orsnge)

but when i connect the same FC HBA card in san switch then no error msg on the SAN Surfer.


is there problem is FC card or Tape Library?????


Hardware Details:


Library : MSL2024 G3 series

FC HBA:  AK344A:HP 81Q 8Gb 1-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter


Thanks & Regards,

Ramachandran U.




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Johan Guldmyr
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Re: HP FC HBA Error RxPower(mW) fault


sounds like the problem is in the FC Library if the card is working when connected to the SAN-switch.

If you have another FC card available you could try connecting the library to that.

Make sure the port on the FC HBA and library is set to direct connect.