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* RECOMMENDED * Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64) FC Driver Kit for HPE Qlogic and mezzanine Host Bus Adapters

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Note:  Some software requires a valid warranty, current Hewlett Packard Enterprise support contract, or a license fee.

Type: Driver - Storage Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
Version: 8.07.00.50.06.0-k7(27 Feb 2018)
Operating System(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Multi-part download
File name: kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u8.x86_64.compsig (2.0 KB)
File name: kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u8.x86_64.rpm (2.4 MB)
File name: kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u9.x86_64.compsig (2.0 KB)
File name: kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u9.x86_64.rpm (2.4 MB)
This RPM is used to provide binary driver modules that have been pre-built to enable HPE Storage Fibre Channel Adapter. This RPM provides a customer friendly approach to install a pre-built binary driver.

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k7

Prerequisites:

Please consult SPOCK for a list of supported configurations available at the following link:

http://www.hpe.com/storage/spock/


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

2b5b975718d7d255052161d789cb4a5c62e0175e69a00d5d60dac10f2d72fa3a kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u9.x86_64.rpm
c0d715e1e7e4fb304bfc9d207986fdb9fb6a3594cb9df795c10afb9dcc24d3c5 kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u8.x86_64.compsig
4168f38b428f1482d53161730c324a9bce5b727ca42371bf81df7e7fc090f8d5 kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u9.x86_64.compsig
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Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

1. Login as the system administrator (root).

2. Download the RPM to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

3. To install or upgrade the driver, type the following command at the prompt:

                    # rpm -Uvh kmod-qla2xxx-<version>.<OSupdate>.x86_64.rpm

                    Example: # rpm -Uvh kmod-qla2xxx-4.6.28-20.rhel6u1.x86_64.rpm

4. When the installation or upgrade is complete, the following message displays:

                    Setup is now complete. Please REBOOT your computer NOW!!

IMPORTANT: If the installation fails or if you see any warning or error messages, STOP, do NOT reboot the computer. The driver will not be operational and you must uninstall the driver by typing the following command:

                    # rpm -e kmod-qla2xxx-<version>.<OSupdate>.x86_64.rpm


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Important:

Release Notes


HPE StoreFabric QLogic Adapters Release Notes

 

Note: The rpm base-name for the QLogic driver has been changed to "qlgc". Upgrades from the earlier "hpqlgc" driver are supported.

 

 


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following HPE adapters:       

8Gb FC:     

  • HP 81Q PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter           
  • HP 82Q 8Gb Dual Port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter 
  • HPE StoreFabric 84Q 4P 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
  • HP QMH2572 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem

16Gb FC:

  • HP QMH2672 16Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter 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
  • HP StoreFabric SN1100Q 16GB 2-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter  
  • HP StoreFabric SN1100Q 16GB 1-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3830C 16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

32Gb FC:

  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Single Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Host panic after target reset – fixed simplified fabric discovery enhancement implementation

For more details please go through the document titled "HPE Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Task Hangs During Fibre Channel Storage Array Port/Node Resets When Using A QLogic-Based FC Adapter Driver Present In HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2017.07.01 And Later" at the following link:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00041102en_us

Release Notes


HPE StoreFabric QLogic Adapters Release Notes

 

Note: The rpm base-name for the QLogic driver has been changed to "qlgc". Upgrades from the earlier "hpqlgc" driver are supported.

 

 

Version:8.08.00.07.06.0-k1 (22 Jun 2018)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Mask off Scope bits in retry delay.
  • Track if INQ (Inquiry) was sent, and send INQ (Inquiry) to all LUNs (Logical Unit).
  • Prevent re_login trigger from sending too many commands
  • Prevent multiple active discovery commands per session
  • Correction to non-existent fabric name.
  • Remove RDP (Read Diagnostic Parameter) response size cropping for logged out port.
  • Fix supported speed ranges in FDMI/RDP (Fabric Device Management Interface /Read Diagnostic Parameter).
  • GPID (Get Node Identification) Data unexpected terminations.
  • Re-login for N-port Handle in use.
  • Re-login is being triggered too fast.
  • Reported supported link speeds.
  • Add correction to fc (Fibre Channel) host stats (Statistics).
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.08.00.07.06.0-k1

Added support for the following:

  • Handle cases for limiting Read Diagnostic Parameter (RDP) response payload length.
  • Add fabric priority QoS (Quality of Service) lun (Logical Unit) IOCB (I/O Control Block) mechanism.
  • Implement CT (Common Transport) command GFO (Get Fabric Object)
  • Retry switch command on timed out.
  • Add short name for SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) range auto detect.
  • Add ability to auto detect SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) type.
  • Add support for fabric priority per target.
  • Allow Storage Name Service (SNS) fabric login to be retried.
  • Increase the login retry count to 30.

Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k7 (27 Feb 2018)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Host panic after target reset – fixed simplified fabric discovery enhancement implementation

For more details please go through the document titled "HPE Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Task Hangs During Fibre Channel Storage Array Port/Node Resets When Using A QLogic-Based FC Adapter Driver Present In HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2017.07.01 And Later" at the following link:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00041102en_us

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k7


Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k6 (5 Feb 2018)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Normalized duplicate timeout field contexts.
  • Duplicate timeout fields used in incorrect contexts.
  • ql_dump_buffer to avoid emitting on multiple lines.
  • Allowed Simple Name Server (SNS) fabric logins to be retried.
  • Callback for memory cleanup
  • Relogin from being triggered too fast.
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k6


Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k4 (25 Sep 2017)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Snoop Inquiry response spanning multiple scatter/gather elements.

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k4


Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k3 (12 Jul 2017)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Increase the driver login retry count to 30.

  • Mark Data Integrity Field (DIF) errors from target as re-tryable errors.

  • Reduced excessive debug print during 27xx fwdump.

  • Avoid crashing on null cred pointer in exit_creds().

  • Fixed mbx pointer error in classic fwdump.

  • Added check for different type of Register State Change Notification (RSCN).

  • Fixed improper fcport_count accounting.

  • Corrected supported Fibre Channel (FC) speed for sysfs.

  • Corrected supported Fibre Channel (FC) speed for Fabric Device Management Interface (FDMI) / Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

 

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k3

  • Added support to RHEL 6u9
  • Implement LUN level Data Integrity Field (DIF) for 3PAR array on RHEL 6, RHEL7. SLES12

  • Simplified printk format for portid's

  • Set Fabric Login (FLOGI) retry in additional firmware options for Point to Point (P2P/N2N) mode.


Version:8.07.00.34.06.0-k1(b) (21 Apr 2017)
Enhancements

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


Initial support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 update 9

driver version 8.07.00.34.06.0-k1


Version:8.07.00.42.06.0-k1 (12 Dec 2016)
Enhancements

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


Updated to version 8.07.00.42.06.0-k1

Added support for the following devices:

  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Single Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter   

Version:8.07.00.34.06.0-k1(a) (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 issue where scsi status was getting overwritten.
  • set relogin flag when failed to queue login requests.
  • set echo test mailbox command option bit15 correctly.
  • corrected FDMI vendor port state value.
  • corrected warnings reported by static checker.
  • race condition in handling rport deletion during recovery.

 

 

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.34.06.0-k1

Added support for RHEL 6u8

Added support for Private link statistics counters.

Added support for the following devices:

  • HPE StoreFabric 84Q 4P 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 2P FC HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 1P FC HBA
  • HPE Synergy 3830C 16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

Version:8.07.00.29.06.0-k1 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

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


Maintenance updates made to driver including

  • Defer marking device lost when receiving an RSCN.
  • Removed unneeded link offline message
  • Restructured RDP routine to handle failure cases.
  • Fixed invalid offset reference of inquiry response data.
  • Fixed issue where the scsi status was getting overwritten
  • Improved upon T10 DIF implementation

 


Version:8.07.00.34.06.0-k1 (31 Mar 2016)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • corrected issue where scsi status was getting overwritten.
  • set relogin flag when failed to queue login requests.
  • set echo test mailbox command option bit15 correctly.
  • corrected FDMI vendor port state value.
  • corrected warnings reported by static checker.
  • race condition in handling rport deletion during recovery.

 

 

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.34.06.0-k1

Added support for Private link statistics counters.

Added support for the following devices:

  • HPE StoreFabric 84Q 4P 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 2P FC HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 1P FC HBA
  • HPE Synergy 3830C 16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

Version:8.07.00.28.06.0-k1 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

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


Maintenance updates to driver including:

  • Check if the INQ response buffer is > 170 (instead of >=)
  • Fix for invalid offset reference of inquiry response data
  • Hande INQ data changed check condition
  • Fix for the scsi status getting overwritten
  • Fix to avoid crossing initiator/target mode during AEN handling
Enhancements

  • Updated to version 8.07.00.28.06.0-k1
  • Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 update 7
  • Enabled T10 DIF

Version:8.07.00.23.06.0-k2 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

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


  • Maintenance updates made to driver including
    • Fixed Pause risc before manipulating risc semaphore.
    • Fixed virtual port configuration when switch port is disabled/enabled.
    • Will restore physical port WWPN only when port down detected for FA-WWPN port.
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.23.06.0-K2. Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 6.  


Version:8.07.00.16.06.0-k (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

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


Maintenance updates including:

  • Mark port lost when we receive an RSCN for it.
  • Disable PCI device in shutdown handler.
  • Restore WWPN from flash when cable pulled for Fabric Attach-WWPN port.
  • Restore WWPN in case of Loop Dead.
  • Honor FCP_RSP retry delay timer field.
  • Fixed FW dump issue for ISP82XX.
     
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.16.06.0. Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 6.  


Version:8.07.00.08.06.0-k (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.


Maintenance updates to the driver including

  • Reducing the time we wait for a command to complete during SCSI error handling.
  • Delaying driver unload if there is any pending activity going on.
  • Fixing build errors related to invalid print fields on some architectures.
  • Removing unnecessary delays from fw dump code path.

 

Enhancements

Updated to 8.07.00.08.06.0-k


Version:8.04.00.12.06.0-k4 (21 Apr 2014)
Fixes

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


 Fix lock-up issue when loading boot code under certain circumstances
 

Enhancements

Updated to 8.04.00.12.06.0-k4


Version:8.04.00.12.06.0-k2-1 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

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


  • Resolved a locking issue between driver ISR and mailbox routines.
  • The MBX_INTR_WAIT flag clears when the mailbox time-out occurs.
  • Move loopback mode resets after a chip reset check.
  • Unload stops responding after issuing BSG commands to vport.
  • Now obtains the loopback iteration count from a bsg request.
  • Parameterize the link speed string conversion function.
  • Avoid null pointer dereference in shutdown routine.
Enhancements

  • This is the initial release of the Qlogic Driver binary rpm.
  • Added Gen3 PCIe speed 8GT/s to the log message.
  • Added the 16Gb/s case to get the port speed capability.
  • The firmware now rejects loopback requests if one is already in progress.
  • The lock owner is displayed on lock acquire failure.

     

Type: Driver - Storage Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel Over Ethernet
Version: 8.07.00.50.06.0-k7(27 Feb 2018)
Operating System(s):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)

Description

This RPM is used to provide binary driver modules that have been pre-built to enable HPE Storage Fibre Channel Adapter. This RPM provides a customer friendly approach to install a pre-built binary driver.

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k7

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

Please consult SPOCK for a list of supported configurations available at the following link:

http://www.hpe.com/storage/spock/


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

2b5b975718d7d255052161d789cb4a5c62e0175e69a00d5d60dac10f2d72fa3a kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u9.x86_64.rpm
c0d715e1e7e4fb304bfc9d207986fdb9fb6a3594cb9df795c10afb9dcc24d3c5 kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u8.x86_64.compsig
4168f38b428f1482d53161730c324a9bce5b727ca42371bf81df7e7fc090f8d5 kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u9.x86_64.compsig
48ee6e165e24785c29d69947d6241e3dc205db744b2666a19a7094e01bfbe411 kmod-qlgc-qla2xxx-8.07.00.50.06.0_k7-1.rhel6u8.x86_64.rpm

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


Installation:

1. Login as the system administrator (root).

2. Download the RPM to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

3. To install or upgrade the driver, type the following command at the prompt:

                    # rpm -Uvh kmod-qla2xxx-<version>.<OSupdate>.x86_64.rpm

                    Example: # rpm -Uvh kmod-qla2xxx-4.6.28-20.rhel6u1.x86_64.rpm

4. When the installation or upgrade is complete, the following message displays:

                    Setup is now complete. Please REBOOT your computer NOW!!

IMPORTANT: If the installation fails or if you see any warning or error messages, STOP, do NOT reboot the computer. The driver will not be operational and you must uninstall the driver by typing the following command:

                    # rpm -e kmod-qla2xxx-<version>.<OSupdate>.x86_64.rpm


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Important:

Release Notes


HPE StoreFabric QLogic Adapters Release Notes

 

Note: The rpm base-name for the QLogic driver has been changed to "qlgc". Upgrades from the earlier "hpqlgc" driver are supported.

 

 


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following HPE adapters:       

8Gb FC:     

  • HP 81Q PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter           
  • HP 82Q 8Gb Dual Port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter 
  • HPE StoreFabric 84Q 4P 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
  • HP QMH2572 8Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter for c-Class BladeSystem

16Gb FC:

  • HP QMH2672 16Gb Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter 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
  • HP StoreFabric SN1100Q 16GB 2-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter  
  • HP StoreFabric SN1100Q 16GB 1-port PCIe Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3830C 16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

32Gb FC:

  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Single Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Host panic after target reset – fixed simplified fabric discovery enhancement implementation

For more details please go through the document titled "HPE Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Task Hangs During Fibre Channel Storage Array Port/Node Resets When Using A QLogic-Based FC Adapter Driver Present In HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2017.07.01 And Later" at the following link:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00041102en_us

Important

Release Notes


HPE StoreFabric QLogic Adapters Release Notes

 

Note: The rpm base-name for the QLogic driver has been changed to "qlgc". Upgrades from the earlier "hpqlgc" driver are supported.

 

 

Revision History

Version:8.08.00.07.06.0-k1 (22 Jun 2018)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Mask off Scope bits in retry delay.
  • Track if INQ (Inquiry) was sent, and send INQ (Inquiry) to all LUNs (Logical Unit).
  • Prevent re_login trigger from sending too many commands
  • Prevent multiple active discovery commands per session
  • Correction to non-existent fabric name.
  • Remove RDP (Read Diagnostic Parameter) response size cropping for logged out port.
  • Fix supported speed ranges in FDMI/RDP (Fabric Device Management Interface /Read Diagnostic Parameter).
  • GPID (Get Node Identification) Data unexpected terminations.
  • Re-login for N-port Handle in use.
  • Re-login is being triggered too fast.
  • Reported supported link speeds.
  • Add correction to fc (Fibre Channel) host stats (Statistics).
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.08.00.07.06.0-k1

Added support for the following:

  • Handle cases for limiting Read Diagnostic Parameter (RDP) response payload length.
  • Add fabric priority QoS (Quality of Service) lun (Logical Unit) IOCB (I/O Control Block) mechanism.
  • Implement CT (Common Transport) command GFO (Get Fabric Object)
  • Retry switch command on timed out.
  • Add short name for SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) range auto detect.
  • Add ability to auto detect SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) type.
  • Add support for fabric priority per target.
  • Allow Storage Name Service (SNS) fabric login to be retried.
  • Increase the login retry count to 30.

Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k7 (27 Feb 2018)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Host panic after target reset – fixed simplified fabric discovery enhancement implementation

For more details please go through the document titled "HPE Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Task Hangs During Fibre Channel Storage Array Port/Node Resets When Using A QLogic-Based FC Adapter Driver Present In HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2017.07.01 And Later" at the following link:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00041102en_us

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k7


Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k6 (5 Feb 2018)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Normalized duplicate timeout field contexts.
  • Duplicate timeout fields used in incorrect contexts.
  • ql_dump_buffer to avoid emitting on multiple lines.
  • Allowed Simple Name Server (SNS) fabric logins to be retried.
  • Callback for memory cleanup
  • Relogin from being triggered too fast.
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k6


Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k4 (25 Sep 2017)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Snoop Inquiry response spanning multiple scatter/gather elements.

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k4


Version:8.07.00.50.06.0-k3 (12 Jul 2017)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • Increase the driver login retry count to 30.

  • Mark Data Integrity Field (DIF) errors from target as re-tryable errors.

  • Reduced excessive debug print during 27xx fwdump.

  • Avoid crashing on null cred pointer in exit_creds().

  • Fixed mbx pointer error in classic fwdump.

  • Added check for different type of Register State Change Notification (RSCN).

  • Fixed improper fcport_count accounting.

  • Corrected supported Fibre Channel (FC) speed for sysfs.

  • Corrected supported Fibre Channel (FC) speed for Fabric Device Management Interface (FDMI) / Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

 

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.50.06.0-k3

  • Added support to RHEL 6u9
  • Implement LUN level Data Integrity Field (DIF) for 3PAR array on RHEL 6, RHEL7. SLES12

  • Simplified printk format for portid's

  • Set Fabric Login (FLOGI) retry in additional firmware options for Point to Point (P2P/N2N) mode.


Version:8.07.00.34.06.0-k1(b) (21 Apr 2017)
Enhancements

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


Initial support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 update 9

driver version 8.07.00.34.06.0-k1


Version:8.07.00.42.06.0-k1 (12 Dec 2016)
Enhancements

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


Updated to version 8.07.00.42.06.0-k1

Added support for the following devices:

  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Dual Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1600Q 32Gb Single Port Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter   

Version:8.07.00.34.06.0-k1(a) (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 issue where scsi status was getting overwritten.
  • set relogin flag when failed to queue login requests.
  • set echo test mailbox command option bit15 correctly.
  • corrected FDMI vendor port state value.
  • corrected warnings reported by static checker.
  • race condition in handling rport deletion during recovery.

 

 

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.34.06.0-k1

Added support for RHEL 6u8

Added support for Private link statistics counters.

Added support for the following devices:

  • HPE StoreFabric 84Q 4P 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 2P FC HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 1P FC HBA
  • HPE Synergy 3830C 16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

Version:8.07.00.29.06.0-k1 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

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


Maintenance updates made to driver including

  • Defer marking device lost when receiving an RSCN.
  • Removed unneeded link offline message
  • Restructured RDP routine to handle failure cases.
  • Fixed invalid offset reference of inquiry response data.
  • Fixed issue where the scsi status was getting overwritten
  • Improved upon T10 DIF implementation

 


Version:8.07.00.34.06.0-k1 (31 Mar 2016)
Fixes

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


This driver version resolves the following:

  • corrected issue where scsi status was getting overwritten.
  • set relogin flag when failed to queue login requests.
  • set echo test mailbox command option bit15 correctly.
  • corrected FDMI vendor port state value.
  • corrected warnings reported by static checker.
  • race condition in handling rport deletion during recovery.

 

 

Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.34.06.0-k1

Added support for Private link statistics counters.

Added support for the following devices:

  • HPE StoreFabric 84Q 4P 8Gb Fibre Channel HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 2P FC HBA
  • HPE StoreFabric SN1100Q 16Gb 1P FC HBA
  • HPE Synergy 3830C 16G Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter

Version:8.07.00.28.06.0-k1 (1 Oct 2015)
Fixes

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


Maintenance updates to driver including:

  • Check if the INQ response buffer is > 170 (instead of >=)
  • Fix for invalid offset reference of inquiry response data
  • Hande INQ data changed check condition
  • Fix for the scsi status getting overwritten
  • Fix to avoid crossing initiator/target mode during AEN handling
Enhancements

  • Updated to version 8.07.00.28.06.0-k1
  • Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 update 7
  • Enabled T10 DIF

Version:8.07.00.23.06.0-k2 (15 Jun 2015)
Fixes

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


  • Maintenance updates made to driver including
    • Fixed Pause risc before manipulating risc semaphore.
    • Fixed virtual port configuration when switch port is disabled/enabled.
    • Will restore physical port WWPN only when port down detected for FA-WWPN port.
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.23.06.0-K2. Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 6.  


Version:8.07.00.16.06.0-k (30 Mar 2015)
Fixes

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


Maintenance updates including:

  • Mark port lost when we receive an RSCN for it.
  • Disable PCI device in shutdown handler.
  • Restore WWPN from flash when cable pulled for Fabric Attach-WWPN port.
  • Restore WWPN in case of Loop Dead.
  • Honor FCP_RSP retry delay timer field.
  • Fixed FW dump issue for ISP82XX.
     
Enhancements

Updated to version 8.07.00.16.06.0. Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 6.  


Version:8.07.00.08.06.0-k (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.


Maintenance updates to the driver including

  • Reducing the time we wait for a command to complete during SCSI error handling.
  • Delaying driver unload if there is any pending activity going on.
  • Fixing build errors related to invalid print fields on some architectures.
  • Removing unnecessary delays from fw dump code path.

 

Enhancements

Updated to 8.07.00.08.06.0-k


Version:8.04.00.12.06.0-k4 (21 Apr 2014)
Fixes

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


 Fix lock-up issue when loading boot code under certain circumstances
 

Enhancements

Updated to 8.04.00.12.06.0-k4


Version:8.04.00.12.06.0-k2-1 (10 Sep 2013)
Fixes

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


  • Resolved a locking issue between driver ISR and mailbox routines.
  • The MBX_INTR_WAIT flag clears when the mailbox time-out occurs.
  • Move loopback mode resets after a chip reset check.
  • Unload stops responding after issuing BSG commands to vport.
  • Now obtains the loopback iteration count from a bsg request.
  • Parameterize the link speed string conversion function.
  • Avoid null pointer dereference in shutdown routine.
Enhancements

  • This is the initial release of the Qlogic Driver binary rpm.
  • Added Gen3 PCIe speed 8GT/s to the log message.
  • Added the 16Gb/s case to get the port speed capability.
  • The firmware now rejects loopback requests if one is already in progress.
  • The lock owner is displayed on lock acquire failure.