SCSI error: return code = 0x06000008 with any RHEL kernel

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  • var/log/messages contains messages similar to
kernel: sd 0:0:1:0: timing out command, waited 1080s
kernel: sd 0:0:1:0: Unhandled error code
kernel: sd 0:0:1:0: SCSI error: return code = 0x06000008
kernel: Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_TIMEOUT,SUGGEST_OK
kernel: Buffer I/O error on device dm-6, logical block 98623
kernel: lost page write due to I/O error on dm-6


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, 6, 7

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