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Event ID 24683 (SCSI bus fault) on ProLiant DL580 G3

 
Oskar_6
Occasional Advisor

Event ID 24683 (SCSI bus fault) on ProLiant DL580 G3

Hi,
My system:
ProLiant DL580 G3
Smart Array 6404/256 FW: 2.26B
Storage Works MSA 30

OS: MS Windows 2003 SP1
HP ProLiant Support Pack 7.30A

I got the error in the Windows System log:

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: CPQCISSE
Event Category: None
Event ID: 24683
Date: 2006.04.25.
Time: 8:53:32
User: N/A
Computer: PRODUCTION
Description:
SCSI bus fault occurred on Storage Box box 0, , Port 0 of
Array Controller in slot 3.
This may result in a "downshift" in transfer rate for one or more hard drives on the bus.

I suspect this could be caused by the HP systems insight agent, as the error was logged around the same time I checked the server's configuration using the agent. Do you have any authoritative descriptions of this error or how it can be solved?

1 REPLY
Igor Karasik
Honored Contributor

Re: Event ID 24683 (SCSI bus fault) on ProLiant DL580 G3

Oskar,
Start with upgrading your SmartArray 6404 firmware to last version:
http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/24338.html

"Added an enhancement to allow an occasional SCSI command timeout without downshifting the SCSI bus to a lower speed"
http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/revision/7717.html

It is good idea to upgrade to last PSP as well.

You can see this thread as well:
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=785018