RHEL5: lpfc login to ETERNUS storage with point-to-point connection fails

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Unable to log in to ETERNUS storage target with FC PTP connection. We connect FC port of a LPe16000 card to Fujitsu ETERNUS storage and see this:
Jun 27 10:12:37 host kernel: lpfc 0000:01:00.0: 0:(0):2858 FLOGI failure Status:x3/xb0000004 TMO:x4
Jun 27 10:12:37 host kernel: lpfc 0000:01:00.0: 0:(0):2858 FLOGI failure Status:x3/xb0000004 TMO:x4
Jun 27 10:12:37 host kernel: lpfc 0000:01:00.0: 0:(0):2858 FLOGI failure Status:x3/xb0000004 TMO:x4
Jun 27 10:12:37 host last message repeated 4 times

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, all versions
  • lpfc driver from RHEL5 (aka inbox), all versions

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