Chelsio Linux driver fails to install - IBM BladeCenter, Flex and System x
RETAIN tip: H21287
The installation of the Chelsio Uwire 126.96.36.199 package (the source of the 'cxgb4' driver for the Chelsio T4 Ethernet adapters) fails with the following output:
The system is configured with one or more of the following IBM Options:
This tip is not system specific.
This tip is not software specific.
The cxgb4 device driver for the Chelsio T4 adapter is affected.Chelsio T4 adapter
This behavior was corrected in the Chelsio Uwire 188.8.131.52 driver.
The file is available by selecting the appropriate Product Group, type of System, Product name, Product machine type, and Operating system on IBM Support's Fix Central web page, at the following URL:
Run the installation program again.
The Chelsio Uwire installer begins by running a second program to uninstall any previous Uwire installations found on the system.
The uninstall program occasionally has an issue writing its log file to the local drive. When this occurs, it ends with the referenced error. The installer also fails.
Due to the intermittent nature of the issue, rerunning the installation program always has succeeded in test and is considered the best solution.
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Document id: MIGR-5093078