On Sep 16, 2009, at 11:51 AM, Mike Christie wrote:

> Mike Berg wrote:
>> I see:
>> iscsid: Login negotiation failed, couldn't recognize text  
>> MaxOutstandingUnexpectedPDUs=0
>> in /var/log/messages.
>> Is the initiator getting MaxOutstandingUnexpectedPDUs=0 from the  
>> target?
> Yeah, the target is sending the initaitor that string during login  
> negotiation. We have no idea what it is (is it a iser value?) and do  
> not know how to handle it so we fail the login process.

We are trying to establish an iser connection. I'll have to  
investigate more as I am using newer software releases on everything  
and I do not recall this problem before.


>> On Sep 16, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Mike Christie wrote:
>>> Jesse Butler wrote:
>>>> I am attempting to login to a Solaris iSER target w/ a Linux  
>>>> machine,  and am seeing this error:
>>>> #   iscsiadm -m node -T iqn.1986-03.com.sun: 
>>>> 02:d8e2ebc9-6886-46dd-91f6- e80b7400948d -p,1 -l
>>>> Logging in to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.sun:  
>>>> 02:d8e2ebc9-6886-46dd-91f6-e80b7400948d, portal:,3260]
>>>> iscsiadm: Could not login to [iface: default, target: iqn.  
>>>> 1986-03.com.sun:02:d8e2ebc9-6886-46dd-91f6-e80b7400948d, portal:   
>>>> iscsiadm: initiator reported error (5 - encountered iSCSI login  
>>>> failure)
>>>> #
>>>> I think I have everything configured properly (see below), so I'm  
>>>> just  wondering what that "5" means so I can try to troubleshoot  
>>>> this.  I
>>> 5 actually just means the error "encountered iSCSI login failure".  
>>> It is just a generic error value to cover all login problems.
>>> There is normally more error info in /var/log/messages like if it  
>>> was a chap error or a login pdu error and what the status/class  
>>> values were or if it was just a connection problem. Look for  
>>> something from iscsiadm or iscsid in there.
>>>> looked at the code, but it's a bit difficult to track all the way  
>>>> into  the specific error codes.
>>>> My Linux Kung Fu is weak, so if version/rev info is needed,  
>>>> please let  me know what and how to retrieve it.

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