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OVM Server 3.2.X Does Not Recognize the QLogic 8200 Series FCoE Adapter (Doc ID 1675053.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.1 to 3.2.8 [Release OVM32]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

NOTE, FCoE is not supported with Oracle VM 3.2.x releases, support starts with 3.3.3, see here

  

 

Trying to configure the OVM 3.2.X server on Dell Poweredge 710 with the FCoE adapter Qlogic 8242, the OVM Server (OVS) does not recognize the FCoE card.

Extract of log shows the card is not detected:

qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: qla4_8xxx_rom_lock: Failed to acquire rom lock
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: FW: Attempting to load firmware from flash...
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: qla4_8xxx_rom_lock: Failed to acquire rom lock
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: [ERROR] Reading crb_init area: n: 00ffffff
qla4_8xxx_load_fw: Error during CRB Initialization
qla4_8xxx_start_firmware: Error trying to start fw!
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: FW: Load firmware from flash FAILED...
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: HW State: FAILED
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: qla4xxx_recover_adapter: don't retry recover adapter.
H/W is in Failed state
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.4: Disabling the board
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: Configuring PCI space...
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: setting latency timer to 64
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: 1:Device state is 0x6 = Failed
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: 2:Device state is 0x6 = Failed
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: Disabling the board
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: qla4xxx_probe_adapter: don't retry initialize adapter.
H/W is in failed state
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: Failed to initialize adapter
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: scsi2: qla4xxx_mailbox_command: H/W is in failed state,
do not send any mailbox commands
qla4xxx 0000:06:00.5: PCI INT A disabled" 

 

Cause

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