Sparc OBP / X86 format of "iscsi-lun" boot parameter inconsistent and can lead to long boot times. (Doc ID 2279358.1)

Last updated on JUNE 26, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 11 u1 10/12 to 11.3 [Release 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Using different values for "iscsi-lun" boot parameter can lead to inconsistent results and differing boot times even when value of parameter is incorrect.

For example:

with (LUN 1) ONLINE the following results were seen.

iscsi-lun=1 :                  boot time=01:13:52
iscsi-lun=1-1-1-1 :         boot time= 00:00:49
iscsi-lun=1-1-1-0 :         boot time=01:12:47
iscsi-lun=1-1-0-0 :         boot time=01:12:47
iscsi-lun=1-0-0-0 :         boot time=01:12:48

iscsi-lun=0-0-0-1 :         Boot load failed

Cause

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