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In Trusted Solaris 8 (TSOL) I am receiving the following error on the console:

<date> <hostname> rmclomv: SC initiating hard host system shutdown due to fault at MB.T_ENC.

Is anyone aware of what exactly MB.T_ENC is and what may be causing this error?

UPDATE: I mixed up servers and originally posted this as Solaris 10 TE. However, it is TSOL 8.

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This is telling you that your system has been shutdown because the temperature in the enclosure got too hot (or possibly that you have a faulty sensor). Check that all your fans are working and not blocked. Have a look in the output of

/usr/platform/`uname -m`/sbin/prtdiag -v

which gives some information about the temperature sensors and their location.

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Thanks. From that I get "picl_initialize failed: General system failure". – Mike S Nov 2 '11 at 20:06
Hmm never seen that - try prtdiag -v failing that I'm lost. – Iain Nov 2 '11 at 20:12
I am starting to think ALOM itself may be messing up. – Mike S Nov 3 '11 at 21:31
The picl error sounds like picld isn't running. Check for it with ps, and try starting it manually if not. – James O'Gorman Nov 3 '11 at 23:54

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