1.3 Driver Updates

The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel supports a wide range of hardware and devices. In close cooperation with hardware and storage vendors, several device drivers have been updated by Oracle.

1.3.1 Storage Adapter Drivers

Adaptec

  • AACRAID driver (aacraid) updated to 1.2-0[30200]-ms.

Cisco

  • Cisco FCoE HBA Driver (fnic) updated to 1.5.0.45.

Emulex

  • Fibre Channel HBA driver (lpfc) updated to 0:8.3.7.26.3p.

    Version 0:8.3.7.10.4p and later of the lpfc driver now support the following FCoE adapters in additional to the adapters that were previously supported:

    • Emulex LPe16002-M6-O 2-Port 10Gb FCoE Adapter

    • Emulex LPem16002-M6-O 2-Port 10Gb FCoE Adapter

    • Emulex LPe16202-X 2-Port 10Gb FCoE Adapter

    • Sun Storage 16Gb FC ExpressModule Universal HBA-Emulex (#7101689 and #7101690)

    • Sun Storage 16Gb FC PCIe Universal HBA-Emulex (#7101683 and #7101684)

Intel

  • C600 serial attached SCSI (SAS) module (isci) updated to 1.0.0.

LSI

  • LSI Fusion-MPT base driver (mptbase) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT ioctl driver (mptctl) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT Fibre Channel host driver (mptfc) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT IP Over Fibre Channel driver (mptlan) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT SAS driver (mptsas) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT SCSI host driver (mptscsih) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT SPI host driver (mptspi) updated to 4.28.20.02.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT SAS 2.0 driver (mpt2sas) updated to 17.00.01.00.

  • LSI Fusion-MPT SAS 3.0 driver (mpt3sas) version 3.00.00.00 added. Supports up to 12 Gb/s host controllers.

MegaRAID

  • MegaRAID SAS driver (megaraid_sas) updated to 06.600.18.00.

Oracle

  • Core services module driver (xscore) version 6.0.r7269 added. Required by all other Oracle Virtual Networking modules.

  • Virtual HBA driver (xsvhba) version 6.0.r7269 added.

QLogic

  • iSCSI driver (qla4xxx) updated to 5.03.00.03.06.02-uek2. Supports Open-iSCSI.

1.3.2 Network Adapter Drivers

Broadcom

  • Tigon3 Ethernet adapter driver (tg3) updated to 3.131d.

Emulex

  • Blade Engine 2 10Gbps adapter driver (be2net) updated to 4.6.63.0u.

Intel

  • PRO/1000 PCI-Express Gigabit network adapter driver (e1000e) updated to 2.4.14.

  • Gigabit Ethernet network adapter driver (igb) updated to 4.3.0.

  • Gigabit Linux driver (igbvf) updated to 2.3.2. Provides 82576-based virtual function devices on kernels that support Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV).

  • 10 Gigabit PCI-Express network adapter driver (ixgbe) updated to 3.15.1.

Oracle

  • Core services module driver (xscore) version 6.0.r7269 added. Required by all other Oracle Virtual Networking modules.

  • Virtual Ethernet driver (xve) added.

  • Virtual NIC driver (xsvnic) version 0.316.0.r7269 added.

QLogic

  • 1/10 GbE Converged/Intelligent Ethernet Adapter driver (qlcnic) updated to 5.2.43.