Cannot add start device from UEFI after updating FC3172 firmware to 5.07.02 - IBM Server
RETAIN tip: H21534
When users update IBM Flex System FC3172 Dual-Port 8 Gb FC Adapter, Option part number 69Y1938, firmware to version 5.07.02, users cannot add or remove a Fibre Channel (FC) start device from the compute node Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) F1 Setup menu.The UEFI menu does not include a listing for 'Add Boot Device' or 'Delete Boot device.'
The system is configured with one or more of the following IBM Option part number:
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The FC3172 firmware for the 5.07.02 is affected.
This is an intentional code change to add or remove the start device on the adapter, not from Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) menu, but from Legacy mode with the 'Ctrl+Q' QLogic utility to modify start settings.
To change the boot device settings using the 'Ctrl+Q' QLogic Utility:
Before and after updating firmware to 5.07.02, the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Setup menu changes the list of options available.
Before updating adapter firmware to 5.07.02, the following is a list of options from the UEFI, Storage, QLogic FC Setup menu:
After updating firmware to 5.07.02, the list from the FC Setup menu has changed to the following:
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Document id: MIGR-5093359