Unsupported LUN addressing method 0x00 with LUN number - warning messages seen for luns greater than 1024 , when fcinfo remote-port command is run on systems with luns more than 1024 (Doc ID 1434723.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 to 11 11/11 [Release 11.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 8/11 U10 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

System has more than 1024 luns configured, seen via format

and

errors in messages file show

Aug 1 15:15:20 xxxxx fcp: [ID 989903 kern.warning] WARNING: fcp: Unsupported LUN addressing method 0x00 with LUN number 0x0000000000000030
Aug 1 15:15:37 xxxxx fcp: [ID 989903 kern.warning] WARNING: fcp: Unsupported LUN addressing method 0x00 with LUN number 0x00000014ffbf7c18
Aug 1 15:15:37 xxxxx fcp: [ID 989903 kern.warning] WARNING: fcp: Unsupported LUN addressing method 0x00 with LUN number 0x00000010ffffffff
Aug 1 15:15:37 xxxxx fcp: [ID 989903 kern.warning] WARNING: fcp: Unsupported LUN addressing method 0x03 with LUN number 0xffbf793000000000


To ensure that this is not confused with the possibility of whether the any software is issuing commands (ioctls) with an unsupported method, run the fcinfo remote-port command.

Now when the fcinfo command is run,
Error seen on the screen for the luns greater than 1024

LUN: 1022
Vendor: EMC
Product: SYMMETRIX
OS Device Name: /dev/rdsk/c3t50000972C00B511Dd1022s2
LUN: 1023
Vendor: EMC
Product: SYMMETRIX
OS Device Name: /dev/rdsk/c3t50000972C00B511Dd1023s2
LUN: 0
Vendor: EMC
Product: SYMMETRIX
OS Device Name: /dev/rdsk/c3t50000972C00B511Dd0s2
LUN: 0
Vendor: EMC
Product: SYMMETRIX
OS Device Name: /dev/rdsk/c3t50000972C00B511Dd0s2
Not able to issue Inquiry.
Undefined error code 14
LUN: 0
Vendor: Unknown
Product: Unknown
OS Device Name: Unknown
Not able to issue Inquiry.
Undefined error code 14
LUN: 0
Vendor: Unknown
Product: Unknown
OS Device Name: Unknown
Not able to issue Inquiry.
Undefined error code 14
LUN: 0
Vendor: Unknown
Product: Unknown
OS Device Name: Unknown

Cause

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