H197172: UEFI systems with HBA and > 2 TB LUN may have data errors - IBM System Storage



Source

RETAIN tip: H197172

Symptom

IBM Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) based systems configured with Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) and a Logical Unit Number (LUN) larger than 2 Terabytes (TB) (2,147,483,648 kilobytes) may have data consistency errors.

This is not an issue with the Storage Subsystem, but it is an issue with the IBM Server.

Affected configurations

The system may be any of the following IBM servers:

  • IBM System Storage DS3300, Type 1726, any model
  • IBM System Storage DS3400, Type 1726, any model
  • IBM System Storage DS3512, Type 1746, any model
  • IBM System Storage DS3524, Type 1746, any model
  • IBM System Storage DS3950 Express, Type 1814, any model
  • DS4200 Storage Server, Type 1814, any model
  • DS4700 Storage Server, Type 1814, any model
  • DS4800 Storage Server, Type 1815, any model
  • DS5020 Disk Controller (1814-20A), any model
  • DS5100 Storage Controller, Type 1818, any model
  • DS5300 Storage Controller, Type 1818, any model

This tip is not software specific.

This tip is not option specific.

Additional information

For a full description of the issue, see RETAIN tip: H16222 (MIGR-5084554) 'UEFI systems with HBA and >2 TB LUN may have data consistency errors - IBM BladeCenter and System x' web page, at the following URL:

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=psg1MIGR-5084554

 

Applicable countries and regions

 


Document id:  MIGR-5084806
Last modified:  2010-07-20
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