Firmware Version E/OSn 9.1 Release Notes
This document contains important information about the firmware version 9.1, which is used with the McDATA Intrepid 10000 Director.
Read this document so that you are aware of issues or requirements that can impact the installation and operation of the McDATA Intrepid 10000 Director in a Sun Storage Area Network (SAN).
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This document contains the following sections:
For a list of the new features introduced in firmware version 9.1, refer to the McDATA document E/OSn 9.1 Software Release Notes, available with the Sun patch 122186-02. For instructions on downloading the patch, see To Download and Install the Patches.
Note - The E/OSn 9.1 Software Release Notes are also available from McDATA online at http://www.mcdata.com.
This release of the firmware supports the SWX Switch Card and LMQ 4-Gbps Line Module for the Intrepid 10000 Director.
Firmware version E/OSn 9.1 is the minimum firmware version for the McDATA Intrepid 10000 Director. For other switches in the fabric, the minimum EOS firmware version is E/OSc 9.1.
Upgrade any McDATA Intrepid 10000 Directors to firmware version E/OSn 9.1, using the upgrade process described in the patch, available from http://sunsolve.sun.com.
This section lists the latest host software supported by this firmware version.
This firmware supports the following switch management software:
This section provides instructions for downloading and installing patch 122186-02 for Firmware Version E/OSn 9.1 patch, used with the McDATA Intrepid 10000 directors.
Use the following procedure to retrieve the patches for your OS and the patch for the 9.1 firmware.
1. Access the SunSolve web site at:
2. Accept the terms and conditions of the license agreement.
3. Click Patches and Updates under the Support category.
4. For each patch that you want to download, following these steps:
a. Under PatchFinder, type the patch ID and click Find Patch.
Do not type the -xx revision number. PatchFinder automatically finds the latest patch.
b. Verify that you have retrieved the correct patch.
c. Print the page by doing one of the following:
d. Download the patch by clicking on either HTTP or FTP in the following line:
Download Patch (nn,nnn,nnn bytes) HTTP FTP
e. When you have finished downloading all the patches, install the patches by following the instructions in each patch README file.
The following bug has been reported against this firmware release.
After a power cycle, port names, blocked ports, and allow/prohibit matrix entries are reset to default.
Workaround - Enable the Active=Saved option, using either of these methods:
a. Select Product > Management Style.
A dialog box displays a choice of Open Systems or FICON.
b. Select FICON.
c. Go to Configure allow/prohibit matrix.
d. Select active.
Note - For more information, see the McDATA Customer Advisory Letter at: http://mcdata.com/downloads/tpub/caletter/CAL-0015_Port_Names_reset_on_i10K.pdf
For other information regarding the McDATA Intrepid 10000 Director, refer to the following documents:
Note - The E/OSn 9.1 Software Release Notes are also available from McDATA online at: http://www.mcdata.com.
If you need help installing or using this product in the United States, call
1-800-USA-4SUN, or go to: