Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109403
QLOGIC (qla2300) driver problems
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:59 EST
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Description of problem:
System: RedHat AS 3.0 GM
Hardware setup: DL380 with 2 qlogic FC2214 cards connected to a
cascaded VA 7410 and VA 7100.
Driver version shipped with RH: qla2300 v6.06b11
Prior installing the system, RH needs about 10 Minutes loading qla2300
driver ("Loading qla2300 driver ..."). RH does not seem to recognize
Later, at boot time the system needs approx. 7-10 min. to start:
"qla2x00_isr MBA_PORT_UPDATE ignored." or "Waiting for LIP to complete
...", there it hangs. Trying all varieties (un)plugging FC cables has
HP's recommended driver version: qla2300 v6.06.50
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH AS 3.0 GM on the system described above
2. Boot the system
Expected Results: The system should boot immediately and realize the
corresponding LUN's. SLES 8 SP2a ('Novell' Linux) on the same system
causes no problems.
can you attach dmesg and lspci ?
Created attachment 95903 [details]
Output of dmesg while running 'modprobe qla2300' manually
modprobe first seemed to hang the machine (probably during the resets), but
recovered later (after about 5 minutes)
Created attachment 95904 [details]
Output of 'lspci'
Created attachment 95905 [details]
Output of 'lspci -v'
The kernel package "kernel-smp-2.4.21-4.17.EL.i686.rpm" resolved the
problem, the LUN's are recognized and the driver does not hang the
system. Works with no problems so far, therefore resolved.
Solution isn't in publically available kernel packages, so setting to
This was fixed in RHEL3 U1.