[5.4] The snmpd reports error messages every 15 seconds on the system mounting an InfiniBand

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • [5.4] The snmpd reports error messages every 15 seconds on the system mounting an InfiniBand.
  • It looks like the error message was due to IB devices which has a hardware address longer than snmpd can parse.
  • error message:

snmpd[PID]: ioctl 35123 returned -1
snmpd[PID]: couldn't find ifIndex for '*', skipping

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 4
  • kernel-2.6.18-164.6.1.el5

  • net-snmp-5.3.2.2-7.el5_4

  • x86_64(possibly all archs)

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