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The FC initiator cannot see FC target on DSS V6, V7
Symptom: The FC HBA initiator cannot see any FC targets configured on DSS V6 or DSS V7. Problem: This seems to be a related to driver mode of FC HBA. Solution: Please go to Console Tools (CTRL+ALT+T) -> Modify driver options -> qla2xxx -> qlini_mode and try following possible...
rating 07 Jan, 2016 Views: 3592
Kernel panic from the qla module with two FC cards for FC target.
Kernel panic or connection drops every 60 seconds while using Fibre Channel in DSS V7 up05 or older. Solution: Install Small Update. Small Update number for V7:  70147
rating 26 Mar, 2013 Views: 1415
Migrating FC targets from DSS V5 to DSS V6
Default block size for FC volumes in DSS V5 (4096 bytes) is different than in DSS V6 (512 bytes). If all settings from DSS V5 are restored on DSS V6 from previously saved configuration file, LUN's are automatically added to a target with default block size. Therefore...
rating 01 Aug, 2011 Views: 1720
Blue screen with error "0x0000007B" after installing Xen Tools over FC
Symptom: After installing the XenTools package (xs-tools.iso) on a Windows virtual machine residing on an FC target, a blue screen with the error "0x0000007B" is displayed. Problem: This seems to be a question of compatibility between XenServer and larger FC blocksizes. ...
rating 03 Aug, 2009 Views: 4623
Why I can not access my data thru my VMware after I ran an update?
Problem: I was running a V5 demo, and I purchased a V6 license, but after booting from the V6, I can see the targets in the VMware machine but can not see the data inside. Any idea? Solution: Make sure to change the iSCSI solution. DSS V5 use "IETD iSCSI" as default, and in V6 its SCST. You...
rating 31 Jul, 2009 Views: 2772
Lose connection with fibre channel and high I/O
Symptom:  I am using a Qlogic  4GB Fibre channel card along with Virtual Iron and DSS, During high I/O the DSS stops working and the Virtual Iron server disconnects. I then cannot access the DSS and must reboot the server to access it. Problem: The scst service (Fibre channel)...
rating 26 Feb, 2009 Views: 3061
I cannot see my FC targets after rebooting the server.
Symptom:   FC Targets inaccessible after a reboot of the server.  Problem occurs with QLE2462 FC HBA. Problem:   A known issue with versions of DSS previous to Build 3216. Solution:   Make sure FC attached initiators are disconnected before...
rating 17 Oct, 2008 Views: 2257

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