[Users] Problem introducing VDSM hosts

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Tue Dec 17 08:04:56 UTC 2013

On 12/16/2013 10:58 PM, Garry Tiedemann wrote:
> Hi folks,
> We are setting up ovirt on Proliant BL460c blades (mix of G1 & G6), and
> found an interesting problem.
> Can anyone here can offer guidance on how to approach this please?
> Also, I would be interested to know others' experiences of using ovirt
> on BladeSystem gear.
> The problem: When trying to introduce a new VDSM host, the install
> fails, immediately.
> It's reproducible; we tried more than a dozen times, with different
> combinations of NICs, to eliminate hardware faults.
> These messages appear on the VDSM host:
> Dec 13 10:55:24 bl05 sshd[2627]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened
> for user root by (uid=0)
> Dec 13 10:55:24 bl05 sshd[2627]: Corrupted MAC on input.
> Dec 13 10:55:24 bl05 sshd[2627]: Disconnecting: Packet corrupt
> Dec 13 10:55:24 bl05 sshd[2627]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session closed
> for user root
> It seems to be a checksum problem.
> Google has plenty of similar reports (none ovirt-related), and very
> little in the way of troubleshooting tips.
> We have eliminated physical hardware; memory has tested OK, and
> alternative network ports have been tried, with the same result.
> I expected to be able to reproduce the issue outside ovirt, by scping
> large files back and forth, however, this did not cause errors.
> I believe it's a software matter, possibly TOE, but I don't know how to
> take it further.
> We are using FC19 for both the ovirt-engine and vdsm hosts.
> Any guidance on how to solve this would be much appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> Garry
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