Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 864782
Could not initialize CNIC UIO device for the BCM57711 TOE
Last modified: 2015-01-26 19:10:53 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# lspci -nn | grep -i bcm
1a:00.0 Ethernet controller : Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM57711 10-Gigabit PCIe [14e4:164f]
1a:00.1 Ethernet controller : Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM57711 10-Gigabit PCIe [14e4:164f]
# rpm -q kernel
# rpm -qa|grep iscsi
Steps to Reproduce:
1.# iscsiadm -m iface
2.# iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p na3170b.lab.bos.redhat.com -I bnx2i.00:10:18:a6:fc:7f --debug=9
iscsiadm: broadcasting to uip
iscsiadm: connected to uIP daemon
iscsiadm: send iface config to uIP daemon
iscsiadm: Broadcasted to uIP with length: 9112 cmd: 0x1 rsp: 0x5
iscsiadm: Device is not ready
iscsiadm: Could not set host net params (err 27)
iscsiadm: in ctldev_close
iscsiadm: Connection to discovery portal 10.16.41.222 failed: internal error
iscsiadm: connection login retries (reopen_max) 5 exceeded
iscsiadm: Could not perform SendTargets discovery: internal error
3. check the /var/log/iscsiuio.log, it is increasing fast by the following 5 lines.
INFO [Tue Oct 09 22:14:50 2012]bnx2x p2p2: Unsupported bnx2x driver [1.72]
ERR [Tue Oct 09 22:14:50 2012]nic p2p2: Could not initialize CNIC UIO device
INFO [Tue Oct 09 22:14:50 2012]bnx2x p2p2: bnx2x driver using version 1.72.51
INFO [Tue Oct 09 22:14:50 2012]Done capturing /sys/class/uio/uio1/device/resource
INFO [Tue Oct 09 22:14:50 2012]Done capturing /sys/class/uio/uio1/event
# ls -lh /var/log/iscsiuio.log
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 1.7G Oct 9 22:13 /var/log/iscsiuio.log
=== sleep 30s ===
# ls -lh /var/log/iscsiuio.log
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 1.8G Oct 9 22:13 /var/log/iscsiuio.log
I use kernel-3.6.0-3.fc18.x86_64 & iscsi-initiator-utils-18.104.22.1682-19.fc18.x86_64 for testing. attaching the debug log.
Created attachment 624607 [details]
The snippet of the iscsiuio.log suggests that the iscsiuio included in the iscsi-initiator-utils-22.214.171.1242-19.fc18.x86_64 package might have been very old. Can you dump the version of it (brcm_iscsiuio -v or iscsiuio -v)?
I would recommend upgrading the iscsi-initiator-utils package as the kernel specified is a lot more recent.
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