Oracle VM: Permanent Up/Down Link Between Host Fiber Card And Fiber Switch (Doc ID 1231458.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2.1 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
***Checked for relevance on 27-Feb-2013***

Symptoms

After installing Oracle VM 2.2.1, you get the permanent up/down link between host fiber card and fiber switch on dom0. Errors can be found in system log:

Jul 27 13:55:08 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): Abort command issued -- 1 8c8d 2002.
Jul 27 13:55:18 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): Abort command issued -- 1 8c8d 2002.
Jul 27 13:55:18 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): DEVICE RESET ISSUED.
Jul 27 13:55:18 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): DEVICE RESET SUCCEEDED.
Jul 27 13:55:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): Abort command issued -- 1 8c8d 2002.
Jul 27 13:55:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): LOOP RESET ISSUED.
Jul 27 13:55:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LOOP DOWN detected (4 3 0).
Jul 27 13:55:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LIP reset occured (f8f7).
Jul 27 13:55:30 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LOOP UP detected (4 Gbps).
Jul 27 13:55:31 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: qla2xxx_eh_bus_reset: reset succeeded
Jul 27 13:55:51 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): Abort command issued -- 1 8c8d 2002.
Jul 27 13:55:51 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): ADAPTER RESET ISSUED.
Jul 27 13:55:51 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: Performing ISP error recovery - ha= e27f82e0.
Jul 27 13:55:52 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LIP reset occured (f8f7).
Jul 27 13:55:52 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LOOP UP detected (4 Gbps).
Jul 27 13:55:52 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: qla2xxx_eh_host_reset: reset succeeded
Jul 27 13:56:12 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:17904): Abort command issued -- 1 8c8d 2002.
Jul 27 13:56:12 dom0 kernel: scsi 3:0:0:17904: scsi: Device offlined - not ready after error recovery
Jul 27 13:56:12 dom0 kernel: scsi 3:0:0:17904: timing out command, waited 22s
Jul 27 13:56:18 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): Abort command issued -- 1 a2f1 2002.
Jul 27 13:56:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): Abort command issued -- 1 a2f1 2002.
Jul 27 13:56:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): DEVICE RESET ISSUED.
Jul 27 13:56:28 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): DEVICE RESET SUCCEEDED.
Jul 27 13:56:38 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): Abort command issued -- 1 a2f1 2002.
Jul 27 13:56:38 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): LOOP RESET ISSUED.
Jul 27 13:56:38 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LIP reset occured (f7f7).
Jul 27 13:56:39 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: qla2xxx_eh_bus_reset: reset succeeded
Jul 27 13:56:59 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): Abort command issued -- 1 a2f1 2002.
Jul 27 13:56:59 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: scsi(3:0:20720): ADAPTER RESET ISSUED.
Jul 27 13:56:59 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: Performing ISP error recovery - ha= e27f82e0.
Jul 27 13:57:00 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LIP reset occured (f8f7).
Jul 27 13:57:00 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: LOOP UP detected (4 Gbps).
Jul 27 13:57:01 dom0 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:06:00.0: qla2xxx_eh_host_reset: reset succeeded


and the attached lun cannot be used.

Cause

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