Apparent filesystem corruption on zFCP connected volumes

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10


Applies to SLES on IBM System z
A filesystem or a mirrored device mapper volumes appears to be corrupt on each boot, even though the system was shut down correctly previously. Accessing the volume may also show performance issues or the filesystem going read-only.


Some zFCP adapters do not implement QDIO modes for FCP correctly. As a workaround, turning off QIOASSIST with #CP SET QIOASSIST OFF for the affected z/VM guests avoids the apparent filesystem corruption.


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  • Document ID:3766948
  • Creation Date: 03-Apr-2007
  • Modified Date:11-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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