"Abort command Issued" messages appear in /var/log/messages file

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Issue

  • We are noticing SAN errors across all our different system (SuSE, Solaris, even Windows).
  • Performance on our database servers is degraded and applications are slow responding.
  • Some systems are crashing after these errors.
  • What do the "Abort command issued" error messages mean?

    kernel: qla2xxx 0000:46:00.0: scsi(1:0:105): Abort command issued -- 1 3e7bbc46 2002.
    kernel: qla2xxx 0000:46:00.0: scsi(1:0:101): Abort command issued -- 1 3e7c1ec0 2002.
    kernel: qla2xxx 0000:46:00.0: scsi(1:0:103): Abort command issued -- 1 3e7d02b8 2002.
    kernel: qla2xxx 0000:46:00.0: scsi(1:0:115): Abort command issued -- 1 3e7d37a9 2002.
    kernel: qla2xxx 0000:46:00.0: scsi(1:0:109): Abort command issued -- 1 3e7d44cd 2002.
    
  • What is the meaning of qla2xxx [0000:04:00.0]-801c:1: Abort command issued nexus message?

    kernel: qla2xxx [0000:04:00.0]-801c:1: Abort command issued nexus=1:0:0 --  1 2002.
    kernel: qla2xxx [0000:04:00.0]-801c:1: Abort command issued nexus=1:0:0 --  1 2002.
    kernel: qla2xxx [0000:04:00.0]-801c:1: Abort command issued nexus=1:0:0 --  1 2002.
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, 6, 7
  • Fibre Channel SAN
    • QLogic FC HBAs
    • Red Hat's qla2xxx driver

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