lpfc driver logs FLOGI errors when booting with RHEL 8.3 Kernel

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Issue

  • After update to RHEL 8.3, Emulex HBA is unable to discover the SAN devices and lpfc driver is logging following FLOGI errors:

    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):9024 FCP command x12 failed: x0 SNS x0 x0 Data: x8 x38 x0 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):9024 FCP command x12 failed: x0 SNS x0 x0 Data: x8 x6a x0 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):9024 FCP command x12 failed: x0 SNS x0 x0 Data: x8 xe0 x0 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):9024 FCP command x12 failed: x0 SNS x0 x0 Data: x8 x38 x0 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0248 Cancel Discovery Timer state x0 Data: x80000 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):0248 Cancel Discovery Timer state x0 Data: x80000 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:1303 Link Up Event x1 received Data: x1 x0 x20 x0 x0 x0 0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0247 Start Discovery Timer state x7 Data: x21 xffff8b1d9e539c88 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0116 Xmit ELS command x4 to remote NPORT xfffffe I/O tag: x8ca, port state:x7 rpi x0 fc_flag:x90014
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0247 Start Discovery Timer state x7 Data: x21 xffff8b1d9e539c88 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:1303 Link Up Event x1 received Data: x1 x0 x20 x0 x0 x0 0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):0247 Start Discovery Timer state x7 Data: x21 xffff8b1d9e53dc88 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):0116 Xmit ELS command x4 to remote NPORT xfffffe I/O tag: x8ca, port state:x7 rpi x0 fc_flag:x90014
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):0247 Start Discovery Timer state x7 Data: x21 xffff8b1d9e53dc88 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):2858 FLOGI failure Status:x3/x2 TMO:x10 Data x100000 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0107 Retry ELS command x4 to remote NPORT xfffffe Data: x1 x64
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0116 Xmit ELS command x4 to remote NPORT xfffffe I/O tag: x8c8, port state:x7 rpi x0 fc_flag:x90014
    kernel: lpfc 0000:04:00.0: 0:(0):0247 Start Discovery Timer state x7 Data: x21 xffff8b1d9e539c88 x0 x0
    kernel: lpfc 0000:07:00.0: 1:(0):2858 FLOGI failure Status:x3/x2 TMO:x10 Data x100000 x0
    [...]
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3
  • kernel-4.18.0-240.el8
  • LPe12000 Series 8Gb Fibre Channel Adapter

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