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Chapter 3. Device Drivers
3.1. Storage Drivers
mptfusiondriver has been updated to version 3.04.20, which adds the following device ID:
qla2xxxdriver for QLogic Fibre-Channel HBAs has been updated to version 8.03.07.15.05.09-k.
qla4xxxdriver has been updated to version 5.02.04.05.05.09-d0.
lpfcdriver for Emulex Fibre-Channel Host Bus Adapters has been updated to version 184.108.40.206.3p.
be2iscsidriver for ServerEngines BladeEngine 2 Open iSCSI devices has been updated to version 220.127.116.11r.
bnx2idriver for Broadcom NetXtreme II iSCSI has been updated to version 18.104.22.168.
- The Brocade BFA FC SCSI driver (
bfadriver) is no longer considered a Technology Preview. In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9, the BFA driver is fully supported. Additionally, the Brocade
bfaFC SCSI driver was updated to version 22.214.171.124 which includes, among others, the following enhancements:
- Support for issuing a Loop Initialization Protocol (LIP) from a Fibre-Channel host.
- Support for the Extended Link Services (ELS) and Common Transport (CT) fibre-channel passthrough commands.
- Added IOCTL interface.
bfafirmware was updated to version 126.96.36.199.
mpt2sasdriver was updated to version 13.101.00.00, which adds NUMA I/O support, Fast Load support, and support for customer specific branding.
megaraid_sasdriver has been updated to version 00.00.06.15-rh, which adds support for LSI MegaRAID SAS 9360/9380 12Gb/s controllers as a Technology Preview. Additionally, support has been added for multiple MSI-X vector and multiple reply queue.
iscsiuiodriver for the Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5706/5708/5709 series PCI/PCI-X Gigabit Ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) and for the Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM57710/57711/57712/57800/57810/57840 series PCI-E 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Interface Card has been updated to version 0.7.4.3, which includes, among other enhancements, VLAN and routing support.