Vpd r/w failed This is likely a firmware bug on this device

Frank Thornton asked:

Does this mean my RAID 1 device is failing?

EDIT: seeing this is a raidcare issue. How can I pull the specs and download/install the driver?

netlink: 12 bytes leftover after parsing attributes.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
netlink: 12 bytes leftover after parsing attributes.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
megaraid_sas 0000:05:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a firmware bug on

My answer:


Read the rest of the message.

Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.

So your RAID controller card is what you want to look at.


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