IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M2 server (7323, 6380, 7321)
IBM System x iDataPlex dx360 M3 server (6391)
IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 (7949)
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Fixes and Enhancements:
Added Fibre Channel 16G Support
Enabled Fabric Assigned Address in Fibre Channel Fabric
Added PF based Virtualization â€“ vHBA
Enhanced CLI, HCM GUI and CIM support in inbox drivers.
Added PF based Virtualization - vNIC
Added iSCSI over DCB Support
Added Multiple Tx Priority Queues Support
Added SNMP Support
Fixes and Enhancements:
Enhanced SNIA API to report port speed of 4 and 8Gbps in SNIA format.
Enhanced XIV array interoperability that addresses a data integrity corner case.
Enhanced the transmit path handling in Linux Network Driver to avoid a corner case that could lead to transmit path stall.
Enhanced the Linux Adapter Software installer script to update the initrd with the correct name even when there are multiple copies of the OEM specific initrd(s).
Addressed HCM agent exit issue when HBA port 0 is disabled in Windows device manager.
Enhanced Linux storage driver to allow user to configure maximum transfer size.
Enhanced HCM to add visual indication of port disable.
Enabled HP DL120 server to support Boot over SAN with two Brocade HBAs installed.
Allowed installation of 3rd party network drivers to bind the system services in servers with Brocade 10G Network Adapters.
Improved network driver CPU and performance optimization.
Enabled automated target and LUN discovery of enterprise HDS storage once LUN masking has occurred.
Improved Tivoli interoperability to meet device display requirements.
Adds support for BladeCenter CNA
00269115- Synchronized WMI path with IO handling to avoid queue corruptions seen during testing with a storage vendor’s DSM module.
0268878 – Enhanced IO handling of completion with residual underrun to avoid data errors seen in some Linux kernels.
Support installing SLES 11 driver KMPs on SLES11 Errata kernel.
Storage and Network driver support for SLES 10 SP3
Extended HBAAPI library support for RubahLite APIs
Enhanced Windows Network and Storage Driver performance
When Network Manager is enabled, network traffic may not pass through multiple CNA network interfaces. The work around is to disable Network Manager or setup Network Manager to use the appropriate NIC interface.
Upgrade the RHEL 4.7 kernel from 2.6.9-78 to the latest patch 2.6.9-78.0.5 to avoid OS failures after an invalid operand from hcmagent process.
Always use KMP binary RPMs for SLES 11 and avoid using NOARCH RPMs. SLES 11 has BFA driver 184.108.40.206 as part of its distribution. If a non-KMP RPM of BFA driver is installed over this, any YaST2 based install will revert back to 220.127.116.11 version of the driver.
Added support for SAN Boot (BOS, BIOS, and EFI) for CNA.
Added support for Teaming on Windows for CNA.
Added support for FCoE Target Rate Limiting (TRL) for CNA.
Added support for FCoE I/O Interrupt Coalescing for CNA.
Initial release for Network Drivers for FibreChannel over Ethernet (FCoE) Converged Network Adapter.
DEFECT000238453 Fixed a problem in Windows Drivers which would cause a Windows System to freeze or reboot, when attempting to take crashdump.
DEFECT000228373 Fixed a problem in Solaris Sparc Driver which resulted in HBA model not getting displayed with prtdiag -v command output.
DEFECT000238454 Fixed a problem which resulted in IO failures, if the driver configuration parameter “num_ios” is not set as power of 2. The default value for this parameter is 512.
DEFECT00238452 Added support for IBM Vital Product Data (VPD).
This Version was used internally to stage Driver Certifications.
This Version was used for SLES 11 Inbox Driver Submission.
Version 18.104.22.168 - Initial release.
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