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Bug 161657 - iscsi_sfnet driver does not calculate ConnFailTimeout correctly when greater than 15 secs
Summary: iscsi_sfnet driver does not calculate ConnFailTimeout correctly when greater ...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Christie
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: 156320
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-24 23:25 UTC by Mike Christie
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-663
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-09-28 15:25:30 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:663 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 6 2005-09-28 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mike Christie 2005-06-24 23:25:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
For linux-iscsi (drivers/addon/iscsi_sfnet) it appears that if you set the ConnFailTimeout to any time setting then 15 seconds then an additional 50 seconds is added before I/O failover occurs. If your ConnFailTimeout is equal < 15 seconds then the I/O failover occurs based on the timer.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set ConnFailTimeout > 15 seconds

Actual Results:  ConnFailTimeout is x + 50 seconds

Expected Results:  ConnFailTimeout should be x seconds

Additional info:

Comment 3 Mike Christie 2005-06-27 22:39:36 UTC
Updating "Steps to reproduce"

1. set ConnFailTimeout > 15 seconds in iscsi.conf file
2. setup iscsi (run iscsid).
3. unplug network cable (leave unplugged).
4. verify that the log msg from this printk

                printk("iSCSI: session %p replacement timed after %d seconds, "
                       "drop %lu, now %lu, failing all commands\n",
                       session, replacement_timeout, session->session_drop_time,

comes after ConnFailTimeout seconds set in iscsi.conf, not ConnFailTimeout + 50

Comment 4 Ernie Petrides 2005-07-13 23:37:38 UTC
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U6
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-32.11.EL).

Comment 8 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-28 15:25:30 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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