26.2. Native Fibre Channel Drivers and Capabilities

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ships with the following native fibre channel drivers:
  • lpfc
  • qla2xxx
  • zfcp
  • mptfc
  • bfa
Table 26.1, “Fibre-Channel API Capabilities” describes the different fibre-channel API capabilities of each native Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 driver. X denotes support for the capability.

Table 26.1. Fibre-Channel API Capabilities

lpfcqla2xxxzfcpmptfcbfa
Transport port_idXXXXX
Transport node_nameXXXXX
Transport port_nameXXXXX
Remote Port dev_loss_tmoXXXXX
Remote Port fast_io_fail_tmoXX [a]X [b] X
Host port_idXXXXX
Host issue_lipXX X
[a] Supported as of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
[b] Supported as of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0