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FC-VI/Storage adapter/Host target adapter link does not come online with 16g QLogic card

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Applies to

  • QLogic 16g capable card (X1928,X1143A)
  • Fabric MetroCluster
  • Stretch MetroCluster


The link does not come online, however, it is seen as In_Sync on the switch (example of an FC-VI card):
switch1::> switchshow
    Index Port Address Media Speed       State   Proto
       0   0   050000   id    16G     In_Sync      FC  <-- QLogic port
       1   1   050100   id    8G       Online      FC  F-Port  50:0a:09:82:03:6a:c7:c0
       2   2   050200   id    8G       Online      FC  F-Port  50:0a:09:83:03:6a:c7:c0
       3   3   050300   id    16G     In_Sync      FC  <-- QLogic port
       4   4   050400   id    8G       Online      FC  F-Port  50:0a:09:82:03:6a:d5:a0
       5   5   050500   id    8G       Online      FC  F-Port  50:0a:09:83:03:6a:d5:a0


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