SLES11 SP3 DM-Multipath:Paths alternate b/w failed & active
I have installed SLES 11 SP3 with kernel version 3.0.76-0.11-default on my host. I have two paths connected between my host and SAN storage.
If I run the command(multipath -ll) repeatedly I see that paths alternate between failed and active, inspite of the fact that my storage is up and running normally. I have installed Emulex HBA cards and I am working with the inbox drivers as I did not find any updated drivers from emulex.com for SLES 11 SP3.
The paths that go in fail state are random, no fixed pattern. A sample can be seen as: