Chapter 27. Network Driver Updates

  • The ixgbevf driver has been updated to version 2.12.1-k.
  • The ixgbe driver has been updated to version 4.2.1-k.
  • The mlx5_core driver has been updated to version 3.0-1.
  • The 3c59x network card driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • The rds (Reliable Datagram Sockets) driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • The be2iscsi driver has been updated to version 10.4.272.1r, which is the equivalent of upstream version 10.6.0.1.
  • The fnic driver has been updated to version 1.6.0.17a.
  • The ocrdma driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • The ibmveth (IBM Virtual Ethernet) driver has been updated to version 1.05.
  • The hfi driver has been updated to the latest upstream version.
  • The ocrdma network hardware driver has been rebased to upstream version 4.1.
  • The bna driver has been updated to version 3.2.25.1r.
  • The i40e driver has been updated to version 1.4.7-k. Note that only the Ethernet functionalities of this driver are supported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8.
  • The i40evf driver has been updated to version 1.4.3.
  • The enic driver has been updated to version 2.3.0.12.
  • The be2net driver has been updated to version 10.6.0.3r.
  • The bnx2x driver has been updated to version 1.712.30-0.
  • The bnx2 driver has been updated to version 2.2.6.
  • The tg3 driver has been updated to version 3.137.
  • The e100 driver has been updated to version 3.5.24-k2-NAPI.
  • The e1000 driver has been updated to version 7.3.21-k8-NAPI.
  • The e1000e driver has been updated to version 3.2.6-k.
  • The bfa driver has been updated to upstream version 3.2.25.
  • The wireless drivers, brcmfmac, rtlwifi, rt2x00, iwlwifi, b43, iwlegacy, carl9170, ath5k, and ath9k, have been updated to the upstream kernel version 4.3.6.