Error " lpfc: Mailbox command x5 timeout..." after Upgrading to EL5U5
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 and later
After upgrading the server from EL5.4 to EL55.5, the emulex HBA is not initializing properly, and lpfc driver keeps repeatedly posting the following error in system log:
lpfc 0000:06:00.0: 0:0310 Mailbox command x5 timeout Data: x0 x700 xffff81061e5a2400
lpfc 0000:06:00.0: 0:0345 Resetting board due to mailbox timeout
And the attached lun is not accessible.
Upgraded to EL5U5 kernel.
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