kernel: qla2xxx 0000:1b:00.1: vpd r/w failed Qlogic FC HBA Message on Linux OS

(Doc ID 1579226.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 21, 2016

Applies to:

Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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Oracle Sun Netra X4270 Server
Oracle Linux OS
Oracle Qlogic FC HBA card  SG-XPCIE2FC-QF8-Z 2 dual port fc hba cards in server

1b:00.0 Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. ISP2532-based 8Gb Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA (rev 02)
1b:00.1 Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. ISP2532-based 8Gb Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA (rev 02)

29:00.0 Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. ISP2532-based 8Gb Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA (rev 02)
29:00.1 Fibre Channel: QLogic Corp. ISP2532-based 8Gb Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA (rev 02)

What causes the following message?

 kernel: qla2xxx 0000:1b:00.1: vpd r/w failed. This is likely a firmware bug on this device. Contact the card vendor for a firmware update

 

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