Oracle OL: Executing Storage Failover on NetApp Causing Intermittent Path Failures on ALUA. In Addition I/O Stalls During SAN/Switch Failure Including FS Goes Read-Only Mode ( RHEL6 only ) (Doc ID 2066201.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 29, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 to Oracle Linux 6.6 [Release OL5U1 to OL6U6]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Executing a failover test on NetApp Storage can lead to intermittent path failures on ALUA:

As well, failures on SAN/Switch while using NetApp storage can lead to long I/O stalls or file-system going read-only mode (only RHEL 6).

Cause

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