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Chapter 5. Device Drivers

This chapter provides a comprehensive listing of all device drivers that are new or have been updated in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9.

5.1. New Drivers

Graphics Drivers and Miscellaneous Drivers

  • MC Driver for Intel 10nm server processors (i10nm_edac.ko.xz)

5.2. Updated Drivers

Network Driver Updates

  • The Netronome Flow Processor (NFP) driver (nfp.ko.xz) has been updated to version 3.10.0-1150.el7.x86_64.
  • VMware vmxnet3 virtual NIC driver (vmxnet3.ko.xz) has been updated to version 1.4.17.0-k.

Storage Driver Updates

  • QLogic FCoE Driver (bnx2fc.ko.xz) has been updated to version 2.12.13.
  • Driver for HP Smart Array Controller (hpsa.ko.xz) has been updated to version 3.4.20-170-RH5.
  • Broadcom MegaRAID SAS Driver (megaraid_sas.ko.xz) has been updated to version 07.714.04.00-rh1.
  • QLogic Fibre Channel HBA Driver (qla2xxx.ko.xz) has been updated to version 10.01.00.22.07.9-k.
  • Driver for Microsemi Smart Family Controller version (smartpqi.ko.xz) has been updated to version 1.2.10-099.