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Type: Driver - Storage Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
Version: 9.1.16.21(1 Apr 2016)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2008 W32
File name: cp027609.exe (1.5 MB)
This component contains version 9.1.16.21 of the QLogic Storport driver which provides FC-HBA driver support for HPE Storage Arrays.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

668ea684dfe8cf4742a83b8b3c279ae5d809f6d4fedf833da9d84b79a230ead5 cp027609.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory. The downloaded file is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the Smart Component Number.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the "Install" button to proceed with the installation.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:
Release Notes:
HP StorageWorks QLogic Adapters Release Notes


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following HP adapters:        

  • HP FC1142SR 4Gb PCIe Host Bus Adapter                 
  • HP FC1242SR 4Gb PCIe DC Host Bus Adapter          
  • HP 81Q PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter           
  • HP 82Q 8Gb Dual Port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter        
  • QLogic QMH2562 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem                    
  • QLogic QMH2462 4Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem                    
  • HP QMH2572 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HP QMH2672 16Gb FC HBA for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HP StoreFabric SN1000Q 16GB 2-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter   
  • HP StoreFabric SN1000Q 16GB 1-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter 

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Maintenance updates made to driver including

  • Added online flash update support

  • Updated 4 & 8Gb FW

Version:9.1.17.25 (21 Apr 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


The driver update is a workaround to address unexpected path loss behavior during Brocade switch FOS upgrades

Enhancements

Updated to Driver version 9.1.17.25


Version:9.1.17.22 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Corrected Echo Test by setting bit 15 in ECHO mailbox command

  • Corrected BBCR to return correct number of status mailbox registers

  • Changed Maximum read request size to 4K bytes

Enhancements

Updated the driver version to 9.1.17.22

Added FC FEC (FC Forward Error Control) support

Added support for IOCB based fabric priority


Version:9.1.16.21 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Maintenance updates made to driver including

  • Added online flash update support

  • Updated 4 & 8Gb FW


Version:9.1.15.21 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Maintenance updates to driver including:

  • Fixed firmware dump not being cleared after retrieval
  • Added suppport to read MPI and PEP firmware versions from primary or secondary image
Enhancements

Updated the Smart Component to driver version 9.1.15.21


Version:9.1.14.22 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Fixed receiving ELS frame path
  • Fixed beaconing
Enhancements

  • Updated the Smart Component to driver version 9.1.14.22
  • Added support for loading firmware from primary and secondary regions


Version:9.1.12.22 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Fixed adapter WWPN is not getting changed once cable is pulled out from FAWWN configured port
  • Fixed path loss caused by missing PLOGI after FLOGI
  • Fixed handling CRC and Recovered Error on same exchange
  • Fixed I/O quiescence on tape device reboot
     
Enhancements

Updated the Smart Component to driver version 9.1.12.22


Version:9.1.11.28 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed backup issue at 256K block transfer size limit number
  • Fixed timing issue in device re-login after logout to prevent I/O quiescence during device reboot
  • Fixed poor read write performance at certain large block sizes
Enhancements

Updated the Smart Component for driver version 9.1.11.28


Version:9.1.11.20 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed Ext Loopback test fails with Loopback connector (8Gb loop mode)
  • The fwdump routine no longer terminates unexpectedly
Enhancements

  • Added support for HP QMH2672 16Gb FC HBA 
  • Updated the Smart Component with driver version 9.1.11.20.
  • Removed restrictions on writing mbx8 register
  • The "Execution Throttle" field in nvram for 2600 series adapters can now be
    modified
  • Added the ability to read 2600 series adapters ASIC temperature
  • Added the ability to read ASIC temperature for OEM Adapters
  • Added support for full 64 bit physical addressing
  • Added support for the QLE10000 series adapters
  • Removed support for 2Gb speed in port supported speed for 16Gb FC in 2600 series
    adapters
  • External loopback supports OEM adapters when in loop mode
     

Version:9.1.10.27 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Windows FC Driver from 9.1.10.26 to 9.1.10.27:
 

  • Fixed event Viewer Error 154 (Disk I/O error) occurs when running Diskercise on FC LUN
Enhancements

  • Updated the Smart Component with driver version 9.1.10.27.
  • This driver loads firmware version 5.06.05.

 


Version:9.1.10.26 (26 Oct 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Updated the Smart Component with driver version 9.1.10.26.
  • This driver loads firmware version 5.06.05.

 


Version:1.17.0.0 (4 Jun 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Updated the Smart Component with signed driver version 9.1.9.49.
  • This driver loads firmware version 5.06.04.

 


Version:1.16.0.0 (1 Apr 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Updated the Smart Component with signed driver version 9.1.9.45 with support for the QMH2572 8 Gb FC Mezz Card.  This driver version supports changes made to the board to support power sensing.

This driver loads firmware version 5.06.50.
 


Version:1.15.0.0 (B) (2 Dec 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


HP StorageWorks Fibre Channel Adapter Kit for the x86 QLogic Storport Driver version 1.15.0.0(B) component packaging has been updated; there is no impact to the product's functionality.  If the target system has already been updated with version 1.15.0.0 then it is not necessary to update the system with 1.15.0.0(B).

This Smart Component contains driver version 9.1.9.26.


Version:1.15.0.0 (30 Mar 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.9.26


Version:1.14.0.0 (12 Apr 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Updated driver contains the following fix:

 -  g-port issue: after rebooting or pulling and replacing c-Class switches or vc devices, switch ports connected to the device could be left in g-port mode.

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.9.25


Version:1.13.0.0 (9 Feb 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Updated driver contains the following fix:

 -  g-port issue: after rebooting or pulling and replacing c-Class switches or vc devices, switch ports connected to the device could be left in g-port mode.

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.8.28


Version:1.12.0.0 (27 Oct 2010)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Updated driver contains the following fixes:

 -  Brocade encryption issue

 - ID129 issue on Integrity servers

 - Apex support (QOS for XP storage array)

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.8.27


Type: Driver - Storage Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
Version: 9.1.16.21(1 Apr 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 W32

Description

This component contains version 9.1.16.21 of the QLogic Storport driver which provides FC-HBA driver support for HPE Storage Arrays.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

668ea684dfe8cf4742a83b8b3c279ae5d809f6d4fedf833da9d84b79a230ead5 cp027609.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory. The downloaded file is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the Smart Component Number.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the "Install" button to proceed with the installation.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:
Release Notes:
HP StorageWorks QLogic Adapters Release Notes


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following HP adapters:        

  • HP FC1142SR 4Gb PCIe Host Bus Adapter                 
  • HP FC1242SR 4Gb PCIe DC Host Bus Adapter          
  • HP 81Q PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter           
  • HP 82Q 8Gb Dual Port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter        
  • QLogic QMH2562 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem                    
  • QLogic QMH2462 4Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem                    
  • HP QMH2572 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HP QMH2672 16Gb FC HBA for c-Class BladeSystem
  • HP StoreFabric SN1000Q 16GB 2-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter   
  • HP StoreFabric SN1000Q 16GB 1-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter 

Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Maintenance updates made to driver including

  • Added online flash update support

  • Updated 4 & 8Gb FW

Important

Revision History

Version:9.1.17.25 (21 Apr 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


The driver update is a workaround to address unexpected path loss behavior during Brocade switch FOS upgrades

Enhancements

Updated to Driver version 9.1.17.25


Version:9.1.17.22 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Corrected Echo Test by setting bit 15 in ECHO mailbox command

  • Corrected BBCR to return correct number of status mailbox registers

  • Changed Maximum read request size to 4K bytes

Enhancements

Updated the driver version to 9.1.17.22

Added FC FEC (FC Forward Error Control) support

Added support for IOCB based fabric priority


Version:9.1.16.21 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Maintenance updates made to driver including

  • Added online flash update support

  • Updated 4 & 8Gb FW


Version:9.1.15.21 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Maintenance updates to driver including:

  • Fixed firmware dump not being cleared after retrieval
  • Added suppport to read MPI and PEP firmware versions from primary or secondary image
Enhancements

Updated the Smart Component to driver version 9.1.15.21


Version:9.1.14.22 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Fixed receiving ELS frame path
  • Fixed beaconing
Enhancements

  • Updated the Smart Component to driver version 9.1.14.22
  • Added support for loading firmware from primary and secondary regions


Version:9.1.12.22 (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Fixed adapter WWPN is not getting changed once cable is pulled out from FAWWN configured port
  • Fixed path loss caused by missing PLOGI after FLOGI
  • Fixed handling CRC and Recovered Error on same exchange
  • Fixed I/O quiescence on tape device reboot
     
Enhancements

Updated the Smart Component to driver version 9.1.12.22


Version:9.1.11.28 (9 Sep 2014)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed backup issue at 256K block transfer size limit number
  • Fixed timing issue in device re-login after logout to prevent I/O quiescence during device reboot
  • Fixed poor read write performance at certain large block sizes
Enhancements

Updated the Smart Component for driver version 9.1.11.28


Version:9.1.11.20 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Fixed Ext Loopback test fails with Loopback connector (8Gb loop mode)
  • The fwdump routine no longer terminates unexpectedly
Enhancements

  • Added support for HP QMH2672 16Gb FC HBA 
  • Updated the Smart Component with driver version 9.1.11.20.
  • Removed restrictions on writing mbx8 register
  • The "Execution Throttle" field in nvram for 2600 series adapters can now be
    modified
  • Added the ability to read 2600 series adapters ASIC temperature
  • Added the ability to read ASIC temperature for OEM Adapters
  • Added support for full 64 bit physical addressing
  • Added support for the QLE10000 series adapters
  • Removed support for 2Gb speed in port supported speed for 16Gb FC in 2600 series
    adapters
  • External loopback supports OEM adapters when in loop mode
     

Version:9.1.10.27 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Windows FC Driver from 9.1.10.26 to 9.1.10.27:
 

  • Fixed event Viewer Error 154 (Disk I/O error) occurs when running Diskercise on FC LUN
Enhancements

  • Updated the Smart Component with driver version 9.1.10.27.
  • This driver loads firmware version 5.06.05.

 


Version:9.1.10.26 (26 Oct 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Updated the Smart Component with driver version 9.1.10.26.
  • This driver loads firmware version 5.06.05.

 


Version:1.17.0.0 (4 Jun 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Updated the Smart Component with signed driver version 9.1.9.49.
  • This driver loads firmware version 5.06.04.

 


Version:1.16.0.0 (1 Apr 2012)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Updated the Smart Component with signed driver version 9.1.9.45 with support for the QMH2572 8 Gb FC Mezz Card.  This driver version supports changes made to the board to support power sensing.

This driver loads firmware version 5.06.50.
 


Version:1.15.0.0 (B) (2 Dec 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


HP StorageWorks Fibre Channel Adapter Kit for the x86 QLogic Storport Driver version 1.15.0.0(B) component packaging has been updated; there is no impact to the product's functionality.  If the target system has already been updated with version 1.15.0.0 then it is not necessary to update the system with 1.15.0.0(B).

This Smart Component contains driver version 9.1.9.26.


Version:1.15.0.0 (30 Mar 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HP recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.9.26


Version:1.14.0.0 (12 Apr 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Updated driver contains the following fix:

 -  g-port issue: after rebooting or pulling and replacing c-Class switches or vc devices, switch ports connected to the device could be left in g-port mode.

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.9.25


Version:1.13.0.0 (9 Feb 2011)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Updated driver contains the following fix:

 -  g-port issue: after rebooting or pulling and replacing c-Class switches or vc devices, switch ports connected to the device could be left in g-port mode.

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.8.28


Version:1.12.0.0 (27 Oct 2010)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver installation with HP Smart Component requires a minimum Windows Server 2003 SP2 with KB932755.  Apply the Microsoft Storport update (KB932755) before installing or upgrading to this version of the miniport driver.  For boot installations, Windows Server 2003 SP2 install image is required followed by the KB update.

Updated driver contains the following fixes:

 -  Brocade encryption issue

 - ID129 issue on Integrity servers

 - Apex support (QOS for XP storage array)

Enhancements

Updated Smart Component with driver version 9.1.8.27


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