Errors on Path do not Result in Solaris Multipathing (MPxIO/scsi_vhci) Assigning Path as Least Desired
(Doc ID 2273214.1)
Last updated on JULY 13, 2020
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Solaris Multipathing (MPxIO/scsi_vhci) continues to send I/O on paths where command timeouts have occurred.
The following enhancement requests introduced the concept of least desired path for Solaris Multipathing (MPxIO/scsi_vhci) with Sun Common SCSI Architecture version 3 (SCSAv3) compliant drivers:
Bug 15638923 - SUNBT6947062 - PSARC/2011/029 Least Desired pkt_path_instance
Bug 15735699 - SUNBT7079597 - PSARC/2013/196 MPxIO: least desired path instance phase II
Fix delivered in Oracle Solaris 184.108.40.206.0 (or greater), Solaris 10 SPARC Patch ID 150400-14 (or greater), Solaris 10 x86 Patch ID 150401-14 (or greater).
Unfortunately, the Solaris Fibre Channel drivers are not SCSAv3 compliant, and due to complexity, the risks are considered too substantial for redesign at this time.
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!
In this Document