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Oracle Linux: QLogic Fibre Channel HBA Hang with "Invalid completion handle (XXX) -- timed-out" (Doc ID 2992297.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 to Oracle Linux 7.6 [Release OL7 to OL7U6]
Linux x86-64


It may be noticed that Oracle Linux system with QLogic FC(Fibre Channel) HBAs does not perform multipath failover properly in a scheduled or unexpected storage outage which further incurs IO errors or even node evictions.

The errors like below can be observed in /var/log/messages and/or vmcore-dmesg.txt,

This is normally a sign of QLogic FC HBA's firmware hang.




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