Datastore disconnect issue when using lsi_mr3 async drivers
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Datastore disconnect issue when using lsi_mr3 async drivers

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Article ID: 345532

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Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:

When ESXi running with lsi_mr3-6.x async drivers installed and in use, you experience these symptoms:

  • lsi_mr3 driver fails to handle dozens of VIRT_RESET (vm power up) causes local datastores to disconnect and VMs to become unresponsive.

  • In the /var/log/vmkernel.log file, you see entries similar to:

    2016-10-28T00:55:34.311Z cpu6:3476932)lsi_mr3: fusionWaitForOutstanding:2851: megasas: [ 0]waiting for 0 commands to complete
    2016-10-28T00:55:36.723Z cpu16:33517)WARNING: HBX: 1245: Lease has expired on vol datastore1 (3) [c: 4619184877 m: 4619184877]
    2016-10-28T00:55:37.226Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: mfi_TaskMgmt:559: Processing taskMgmt virt reset for device: vmhba2:C2:T0:L0
    2016-10-28T00:55:37.226Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: mfi_TaskMgmt:563: VIRT_RESET cmd # 29985313
    2016-10-28T00:55:37.226Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: mfi_TaskMgmt:564: Virtual Reset not implemented, calling fusion reset
    2016-10-28T00:55:38.228Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: fusionWaitForOutstanding:2851: megasas: [ 0]waiting for 0 commands to complete
    2016-10-28T00:55:38.729Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: mfi_TaskMgmt:559: Processing taskMgmt virt reset for device: vmhba2:C2:T0:L0
    2016-10-28T00:55:38.729Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: mfi_TaskMgmt:563: VIRT_RESET cmd # 29985313
    2016-10-28T00:55:38.729Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: mfi_TaskMgmt:564: Virtual Reset not implemented, calling fusion reset
    2016-10-28T00:55:39.729Z cpu2:32842)lsi_mr3: fusionWaitForOutstanding:2851: megasas: [ 0]waiting for 0 commands to complete
    2016-10-28T00:55:40.017Z cpu18:32963)HBX: 2801: 'datastore1 (3)': HB at offset 3178496 - Waiting for timed out HB:


    Note: The preceding log excerpts are only examples. Date, time, and environmental variables may vary depending on your environment.


Resolution

This is a known issue affecting VMware ESXi 6.0 and 5.5.

To resolve this issue, upgrade to VMware ESXi 6.0 lsi-mr3-7.702.14.00-1OEM driver, available at VMware Downloads.


Additional Information

lsi_mr3 非同期ドライバを使用しているときにデータストの接続が解除される