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Updated: January 2017

vpd r/w failed Error Messages Are Displayed

CR 20084365, 19154195


  • Operating System: Any operating system (OS) based on Red Hat Linux 5.9 or greater, including, but not limited to, Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.9 OS with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) 3, RHEL 6.6 OS, or OVM 3.3.1

  • Operating Protocol Mode: CNA and HBA

  • Environment: Universal HBA installed in an x86 system, during functional check procedures


If you are using any operating system based on the Red Hat Linux operating system, you might receive “vpd r/w failed” messages upon issuing functional check commands, such as dmesg and lspci.


None. Ignore these messages as they do not adversely affect the functionality of the universal HBA.