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HPE QLogic P3P Multifunction Driver for Windows Server 2012 R2

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Type: Driver - Network
Version: 5.3.32.1130(24 Oct 2016)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
File name: cp028936.exe (4.9 MB)
This Component Package contains the driver for the HPE QLogic P3P Multifunction NICs and HPE QLogic nx3 Multifunction NICs running under Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.

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

051df411d2362def43e41c0a5aa56c46bae797edd6ac9eecf21c4bd63d8cd964 cp028936.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not 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


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.


Important:

HPE recommends the firmware provided in the following firmware products, as applicable, for use with this driver:

  • HP QLogic P3 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19 or later
  • HP QLogic P3P Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19(C) or later

Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following network adapters:

  • HP NC375i Integrated Quad Port Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter
  • HP NC523SFP 10Gb 2-port Flex-10 Server Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 526FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP CN1000Q Dual Port Converged Network Adapter

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 product addresses an issue where the Virtual Memory Queue (VMQ) causes 100% CPU usage on a single core.

HPE recommends the firmware provided in the following firmware products, as applicable, for use with this driver:

  • HP QLogic P3 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19 or later
  • HP QLogic P3P Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19(C) or later
Version:5.3.32.1130 (24 Oct 2016)
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 product addresses an issue where the Virtual Memory Queue (VMQ) causes 100% CPU usage on a single core.


Version:5.3.30.1001 (30 Mar 2015)
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 addresses an issue where Receive Side Scaling (RSS) fails to perform correctly when the adapter is teamed.


Version:5.3.27.606 (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.


This driver corrects an issue where Receive Side Scaling (RSS) configuration is not set after a device reset.


Version:5.3.26.605 (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.


This driver corrects an issue which can result in lower throughput in a Hyper-V environment using Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ).

This driver corrects an issue where fewer than the maximum number of VMQs is created.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in the driver being unloaded after being reset.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) on a system with insufficient Message Signaled Interrupt – Extended (MSI-X) resources.

This driver corrects an issue which prevents proper Receive Side Scaling (RSS) distribution on P3 adapters.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in Large Receive Offload (LRO) failing after the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) size being updated.


Version:5.3.10.1101 (18 Feb 2014)
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.


The firmware bundled with this driver has been updated to version 4.0.593.


Type: Driver - Network
Version: 5.3.32.1130(24 Oct 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Description

This Component Package contains the driver for the HPE QLogic P3P Multifunction NICs and HPE QLogic nx3 Multifunction NICs running under Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.

Installation Instructions

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

051df411d2362def43e41c0a5aa56c46bae797edd6ac9eecf21c4bd63d8cd964 cp028936.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not 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


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.


Important:

HPE recommends the firmware provided in the following firmware products, as applicable, for use with this driver:

  • HP QLogic P3 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19 or later
  • HP QLogic P3P Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19(C) or later

Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following network adapters:

  • HP NC375i Integrated Quad Port Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter
  • HP NC523SFP 10Gb 2-port Flex-10 Server Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 526FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP CN1000Q Dual Port Converged Network Adapter

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 product addresses an issue where the Virtual Memory Queue (VMQ) causes 100% CPU usage on a single core.

Important

HPE recommends the firmware provided in the following firmware products, as applicable, for use with this driver:

  • HP QLogic P3 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19 or later
  • HP QLogic P3P Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Windows Server x64 Editions, version 4.0.0.19(C) or later

Revision History

Version:5.3.32.1130 (24 Oct 2016)
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 product addresses an issue where the Virtual Memory Queue (VMQ) causes 100% CPU usage on a single core.


Version:5.3.30.1001 (30 Mar 2015)
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 addresses an issue where Receive Side Scaling (RSS) fails to perform correctly when the adapter is teamed.


Version:5.3.27.606 (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.


This driver corrects an issue where Receive Side Scaling (RSS) configuration is not set after a device reset.


Version:5.3.26.605 (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.


This driver corrects an issue which can result in lower throughput in a Hyper-V environment using Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ).

This driver corrects an issue where fewer than the maximum number of VMQs is created.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in the driver being unloaded after being reset.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) on a system with insufficient Message Signaled Interrupt – Extended (MSI-X) resources.

This driver corrects an issue which prevents proper Receive Side Scaling (RSS) distribution on P3 adapters.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in Large Receive Offload (LRO) failing after the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) size being updated.


Version:5.3.10.1101 (18 Feb 2014)
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.


The firmware bundled with this driver has been updated to version 4.0.593.


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