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PANIC in SK process nblade1 and Qlogic EP8324 ports down

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Applies to

  • Qlogic EP8324 Quad-Port 16Gb FC/10GbE PCIe CNA card with P/N X91143A
  • Card ports connected to a data switch with Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) enabled.


  • Node(s) PANIC. Example
PANIC: process on cpu15 hung (nblade1) for 5002 milliseconds! in SK process nblade1 on release 9.7P4 (C)
  • Node(s) does not panic when cables/transceivers are unplugged from network ports in Qlogic EP8324 Quad-Port card (P/N X91143A)
  • Node(s) does not panic with SFPs inserted but cables disconnected 
  • Node(s) does not panic with a card port loopback test (ports connected directly in the same card)

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