Disabling iSCSI Targets Can Cause The Host Initiator an Abnormally Long Time To List iSCSI Devices

(Doc ID 1642603.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2014

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 10/09 U8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running an explorer on a host with iSCSI LUNs takes a long time or will hang
or even running ls -l /dev/rdsk/* takes a very long time or hang.

Changes

There are a couple of ways the problem can be seen:

A) Disable an existing iSCSI target used as part of a zpool on the host and rebooting the host.

Example

To add a view, the following command is used in COMSTAR


The device links of the previous devices under the /dev/*dsk/* will cause the commands to hang.

Cause

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