FC HBA or Any Device Connected to Brocade FC Switch Fails to Negotiate at 8Gbps (Doc ID 2076316.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Brocade 5300 Switch - Version All Versions and later
Brocade 5100 Switch - Version All Versions and later
Brocade 300 Switch - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to connect new devices (8GB FC HBAs) to Brocade 5300 (or any other 8GB Brocade FC switch) ports are showing as "No_Sync" and are failing to negotiate at 8Gb

Version:
Kernel: 2.6.14.2
Fabric OS: v7.2.1d

All ports are running at 4GB :

  

Cause

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