Self-test error in Profibus modules – CN 37-087 EN
- The following Hotfixes / Service Packs are available to deal with the error:
Version V5.1 : Service Pack 4 plus Hotfix 1 or when available SP5
Version V5.2 : Service Pack 2 plus Hotfix 1 or when available SP3
Version V6.1 : Service Pack 4 plus Hotfix 1
Version V6.2 : Service Pack 1, recommended Service Pack 2
The current Service Packs and Hotfixes for all Freelance versions are available on theInternet:
Do not insert any Fieldbus modules into the Field Controller before an update of thesystem using the above-mentioned Service Packs or Hotfixes.
There is no handling required for Profibus modules bearing hardware index 03.01 orhigher.
If the error has occurred, i. e. at least one Profibus module displays the status errorafter booting, proceed as follows:
- Remove one or more Fieldbus modules. Reset the Field Controller. After restarting the Field Controller, insert the modules in turn with the power on.
Please note that the number of resets that can be carried out is limited to 5.After that the Profibus module must be replaced.
Note: It is also possible to replace all the Profibus modules with newer onesbearing a hardware index ³ 3.01 which will solve the problem.Problems
Valid for software versions: V5.1, V5.2, V6.1, V6.2
The Profibus modules of type FI830F and DFM01/11 can run into a self-test error whenbooting.
The probability of error increases with the number of Fieldbus modules alreadyinserted.
In existing equipment, the problem can only occur if an additional Fieldbus module (e.g. Profibus, serial or CAN module) is inserted.
This affects all Profibus modules bearing the hardware index < 03.01.