Solaris 10 Server Unable To Boot From IBM FAStT LUN - Can't Read Disk Label - make-pcipath-id: Unexpected path name (Doc ID 1555676.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2013

Applies to:

Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 10 server is failing to boot from 3rd party IBM SAN lun:

 

There is a second Solaris server with an Oracle Emulex FC HBAs that present the same problem,

but there are other Solaris 10 server that boot also from the same IBM FAStT array and present no problem,



Changes

 There was no apparent changes , but we found later that there was a change on the storage, the LUN moved from one controller to another controller on the IBM storage array.

Cause

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