Red Hat Enterprise Linux hangs when booting with EMC Invista SAN

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  • When booting a RHEL5 system connected to EMC Invista storage, the system will hang if the Invista is not presenting any storage LUNs but the system can still see the SAN.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux and EMC Invista SAN. This issue may also be seen with any SAN which does not have a built-in entry in the multipath hwtable and presents a fake management LUN when it is not presenting storage to the system.

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