After running normally, the lpfc application produces the error of "Too many segments from dma_map_sg"
Last updated on JULY 23, 2013
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After bootup, the following messages flood the console:
lpfc_scsi_prep_dma_buf: Too many sg segments from dma_map_sg
This error is related to the number of Emulex HBA cards are in the system. This means that a system could operate successfully for some time, but fail once additional Emulex HBA cards are added. Alternatively, a large system with several Emulex cards could produce this error immediately.
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