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Oracle Linux: Locating Fibre Channel (FC) HBA Card Physical Slot and Port location in Oracle x86 Server (Doc ID 2590209.1)

Last updated on MARCH 25, 2021

Applies to:

Sun Storage FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Storage FCoE CNA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Solaris Operating System - Version 8 to 11.1 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to correlate Linux slot location ([domain:]bus:device.function) to physical slot on system chassis.

Note : Command outputs examples are not cordinated, from different systems are used just for illustration.

Note : Systools provides an easy way to get vital information. If Systools is not installed : yum install sysfsutils . Install takes approx. 5 minutes.

Note : lshw provides an easy way to get slot information. If lshw is not installed : yum -y install lshw . Install takes approx. 5 minutes.

See also
<Document 2087727.1> FC HBA - SAN Troubleshooting in a Oracle Linux 5/6 x86_x64 Environment


If dual port FC HBA card then ports on the card would be label as followed:
Oracle Qlogic FC HBA - First port label = 1 and Second port label = 2
Oracle Emulex FC HBA - First port label = 0 and Second port label = 1

Solution

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