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Old 10-06-2004, 05:35 PM   #1
pomalley
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Question QLA2312 Topology Setting


I have 2 HP DL580's with dual QLA2312 cards attached to an HP MSA1000 SAN with 2 built-in Brocade 8-port switches. However, when the driver loads, it is connecting to the switches as an FL_PORT, rather than an F_Port. It is my understanding that a loop configuration is designed for hubs and F_PORT or N_PORT is more for switches.

My question is: How do I tell the qla driver to connect as an F_PORT rather than an FL_PORT? -or- Do I need to configure the switch port to be an F_PORT and then it will be properly detected by the driver? I'm not sure how the driver determines the topology, i.e. is it set or detected...

Here is my dmesg output:

scsi(0) qla2x00_isr MBA_PORT_UPDATE ignored
scsi(1): LIP occurred.
scsi(1): LOOP UP detected.
scsi(1): Port database changed.
scsi(1): Topology - (FL_Port), Host Loop address 0x0
scsi(1) :Loop id 0x0081 is a MSA1000 device
qla2x00_detect num_hosts=1
scsi-qla0-adapter-port=210000e08b17c5de\;
scsi-qla0-tgt-0-di-0-node=500805f3000dbbe0\;
scsi-qla0-tgt-0-di-0-port=500805f3000dbbe9\;
scsi-qla0-tgt-0-di-0-control=00\;
scsi-qla0-tgt-0-di-0-preferred=0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000080\;
scsi-qla1-adapter-port=210000e08b179cdd\;
scsi-qla1-tgt-0-di-0-node=500805f3000dbbe0\;
scsi-qla1-tgt-0-di-0-port=500805f3000dbbe1\;
scsi-qla1-tgt-0-di-0-control=80\;
scsi-qla1-tgt-0-di-0-preferred=0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000080\;
scsi0 : QLogic QLA2312 PCI to Fibre Channel Host Adapter: bus 2 device 1 irq 3
Firmware version: 3.02.28, Driver version 7.00.03-fo

scsi(1) qla2x00_isr MBA_PORT_UPDATE ignored
scsi(1) qla2x00_isr MBA_PORT_UPDATE ignored
scsi1 : QLogic QLA2312 PCI to Fibre Channel Host Adapter: bus 2 device 2 irq 11
Firmware version: 3.02.28, Driver version 7.00.03-fo

blk: queue ca311818, I/O limit 4294967295Mb (mask 0xffffffffffffffff)
scsi: unknown type 12
Vendor: COMPAQ Model: MSA1000 Rev: 4.24
Type: Unknown ANSI SCSI revision: 04
blk: queue ca311618, I/O limit 4294967295Mb (mask 0xffffffffffffffff)
Vendor: COMPAQ Model: MSA1000 VOLUME Rev: 4.24
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 04
blk: queue ca311418, I/O limit 4294967295Mb (mask 0xffffffffffffffff)
Vendor: COMPAQ Model: MSA1000 VOLUME Rev: 4.24

Thanks!

Paul O'Malley
pomalley@bluefly.com
 
  


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