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Sun Dual 10 GbE PCIe 2.0 Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Software

User's Guide

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Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation


Support and Accessibility

Understanding the FCoE Software

Installation Overview (Linux)

Installation Overview (Windows)


System Requirements

OS Patches and Updates

Managing the Driver

Enabling the FCoE Software (Linux)

Enable FCoE During the Linux Installation

Enable FCoE After a Linux Installation

Set Up the Network Interfaces

Resolve SAN-Boot Errors (RHEL6.0/OL6.0)

Remove the FCoE Software Package (Linux)

Installing the FCoE Software (Windows)

Upgrade Guidelines for Software Release 15.4 (Windows)

Validation and Storage Certification

Hotfixes (Windows)

Download and Install the Driver (Windows)

Remove the Driver (Windows)

Verify the Functionality of the Network Interface

Booting Over a Network

Boot Over a 10GbE Network (Linux)

Set Up the FCoE Boot Option ROM (Windows)

Configuring the Switch

Configure the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch

Configure the Brocade 8000 Series Switch

Configuring Driver Parameters (Linux)

Set Driver Parameters (Linux)

Driver Parameter Settings (Linux)

Configure Jumbo Frames (Linux)


Verify the Functionality of the Network Interface

The following instructions use eth3 as the FCoE interface. The interface name in your network environment is likely to be different.

  1. After you install the FCoE package, activate the interface.
    # ifconfig eth3 up
  2. Ensure that the link is established and active at 10Gb speed to the network switch.
    # ethtool eth3
    Settings for eth3:
    Speed: 10000Mb/s
    Link detected: yes

    If you do not see the link detected, check the cabling and correct any issues before you proceed.

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