bfad0 bfad_hal_mem_alloc failure (Doc ID 1092594.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When trying to load the BFA driver module, you get the following error:

Brocade BFA FC/FCOE SCSI driver - version: 2.1.2.0
BFA[info] log: init OK, msg total count 82
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:48:00.0[A] -> GSI 33 (level, low) -> IRQ 23
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:48:00.0 to 64
bfad[0]: memory allocation failed with num_sgpgs: 2048
bfad[0]: trying to allocate memory with num_sgpgs: 1024
bfad[0]: memory allocation failed with num_sgpgs: 1024
bfad[0]: trying to allocate memory with num_sgpgs: 512
bfad0 bfad_hal_mem_alloc failure

Cause

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