4. Device Drivers

4.1. Storage Drivers

  • The bnx2i driver for Broadcom NetXtreme II iSCSI has been updated to version 2.6.2.3.
  • The mpt2sas driver that supports the SAS-2 family of adapters from LSI has been updated to version 08.101.00.00. Most notably, this update provides support for WarpDrive SSS-6200 devices.
  • The megaraid driver is updated to version 5.34.
  • The arcmsr driver for Areca RAID controllers is updated.
  • The bfa driver for Brocade Fibre Channel to PCIe Host Bus Adapters is updated to the current scsi-misc version.
  • The be2iscsi driver for ServerEngines BladeEngine 2 Open iSCSI devices is updated.
  • The qla2xxx driver for QLogic Fibre Channel HBAs is updated to version 8.03.07.00.05.07. Additionally, the qla24xx and 25xx firmware is updated to 5.03.16.
  • The lpfc driver for Emulex Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters is updated to version 8.2.0.96 driver.
  • The IBM Virtual Ethernet (ibmveth) driver is updated, adding support for the optional flush of the rx buffer, scatter-gather, rx_copybreak, and tx_copybreak support, and enhanced power virtual ethernet performance.
  • The ibmvfc driver is updated to version 1.0.9.
  • The mptfusion driver is updated to version to 3.04.18rh.
  • The cciss driver for HP Smart Array controllers has been updated, adding kdump support and performance mode support on the controller.

4.2. Network Drivers

  • The cxgb4 driver for Chelsio Terminator4 10G Unified Wire Network Controllers is updated.
  • The cxgb3 driver for the Chelsio T3 Family of network devices is updated.
  • The e1000 driver for Intel PRO/1000 network devices has been updated, adding support for the Marvell Alaska M88E1118R PHY and CE4100 reference platform.
  • The enic driver for Cisco 10G Ethernet devices has been updated to version 2.1.1.9.
  • The myri10ge driver for Myricom Myri-10G Ethernet devices has been updated to version 1.5.2.
  • The igb driver for Intel Gigabit Ethernet Adapters is updated.
  • The tg3 driver for Broadcom Tigon3 ethernet devices is updated to version 3.116, adding support for EEE.
  • The bna driver for Brocade 10Gb Ethernet devices is updated to version 2.3.2.3.
  • The qlcnic driver is updated to 5.0.13, adding support for large receive offload (LRO) and generic receive offload (GRO).
  • The netxen driver for NetXen Multi port (1/10) Gigabit Network devices is updated to version 4.0.75, adding support for GbE port settings.
  • The be2net driver for ServerEngines BladeEngine2 10Gbps network devices is updated, adding support for multicast filter on the Lancer family of CNAs and enabling IPv6 TSO support.
  • The ixgbe driver for Intel 10 Gigabit PCI Express network devices is updated to version 3.2.9-k2, adding support for FCoE and kcq2 support on the 57712 device.
  • The iwl6000-firmware is updated to version 9.221.4.1.
  • The iwl5150-firmware package is now available on the Supplementary CD.
  • The 1000e driver is updated to version 1.3.10.
  • The ixgbevf driver is updated to version 2.0.0-k2.
  • The igbvf driver is updated.
  • The bnx2x driver is updated to version 1.62.00-6, adding DCB/PFC and FCoE ring support, 57712 device support, and adding BCM84823 to the supported PHYs. Additionally, the bnx2x firmware is updated to version 6.2.5.0.
  • The bnx2 driver is updated to version 2.0.18+.
  • The atl1e driver for Atheros GbE NICs driver is now available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7.
  • The iw_cxgb4 driver is now available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7.
  • The iw_cxgb3 driver is updated.

4.3. Graphics Drivers

  • The vesa driver is updated, to allow the native screen resolution (1360x768) to be set on Dell M4500 machines.
  • The ati driver is updated, enabling DisplayPort interfaces on RV635/RV730 cards.
  • The mga driver is updated, providing support for G200eH/eR devices.