FAS and V-Series Storage Systems Discussions

Controllers chassis fan speed too high

pedro_rocha

Hi, I am facing an issue with a FAS3240. The chassi fan speed is not normal and running above the limits (12Krpm). I was able to workaround it reseating all fans. But suddenly it all came back and the issue arose again. Has anyone seen this? I've saw twice on other FAS3200 controllers.

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lmunro_hug

Hi,

Did you upgrade the SP recently? And did the fan speeds go to a higher RPM after a reboot/takeover?

brandon_odell

I just had it happen to me on a 3240 (sp reboot). I am running 1.2.3 on the SP. It appears to be a bug:

http://now.netapp.com/NOW/cgi-bin/bol?Type=Detail&Display=476392

pedro_rocha

Yeah man, that is really a bug. We should wait for the fix to be released

and in the meantime reset the fans when it happen again.

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 10:20 PM, brandon.odell <

kramanella

Thanks All for the good info.

Fans reseated and the system is much calmer.

kramanella

I would also add, reseat each fan one at a time slowly. A message about the system shutting down in 2 minutes caused me a brief panic until the system figured out that all fans were still spinning.

stupendousman

You should always wait two minutes between two actions on FRU's, otherwise you would indeed receive this message.

ASTRAASIG

hallo

please, tell me, how do i reset only the fans? (i have the same problem with fan speed increasing on FAS3240)

thank you very much

MJSTONER2

Remove the front facia and you will see the Fans.

The Guidance I received was to remove a fan and wait 30 seconds before re-inserting the fan. Wait 30 seconds and repeat on other fans if necessary.

MJSTONER2

apparently the bug is fixed in 1.3 Hopefully I will find out soon.

pedro_rocha

Yes, but is it 1.3 out?

christin

Hi Pedro,

The public report of that bug has been updated:

http://support.netapp.com/NOW/cgi-bin/bol?Type=Detail&Display=476392

Also, SP 1.3 is now available for download

http://support.netapp.com/eservice/Firmware.jsp

Regards,

Christine

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