"nvme list" prints "Failed to open" hostnqn and hostid sysfs files

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

Situation

"nvme list" prints an error message before listing the NVMe drives:
 
# nvme list
Failed to open /sys/class/nvme-subsystem/nvme-subsys0/nvme0/hostnqn: No such file or directory
Failed to open /sys/class/nvme-subsystem/nvme-subsys0/nvme0/hostid: No such file or directory
Failed to open /sys/class/nvme-subsystem/nvme-subsys1/nvme1/hostnqn: No such file or directory
Failed to open /sys/class/nvme-subsystem/nvme-subsys1/nvme1/hostid: No such file or directory

Resolution

This is scheduled to be fixed in a future maintenance update.
Customers affected by this issue can alternatively contact SUSE Technical Support to request a PTF (temporary fix).
 

Cause

The error is cosmetic (non critical) without any impact on the command's functionality.
The error messages can be ignored.
 

Status

Reported to Engineering

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:000020676
  • Creation Date: 21-Jun-2022
  • Modified Date:21-Jun-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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