1.3 Driver Updates

1.3.1 Storage Adapter Drivers
1.3.2 Network Adapter Drivers
1.3.3 Miscellaneous Drivers

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

Broadcom

  • NetXtreme II Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) driver (bnx2fc) updated to 2.4.1e.

  • NetXtreme II iSCSI driver (bnx2i) updated to 2.7.8.2b.

Cisco

  • Cisco FCoE host bus adapter (HBA) driver (fnic) updated to 1.6.0.8.

Emulex

  • OneConnect (previously known as Blade Engine 2) Open-iSCSI driver (be2iscsi) updated to 10.0.659.0o.

  • LightPulse Fibre Channel SCSI (previously known as Fibre Channel HBA) driver (lpfc) updated to 0:8.3.7.34.4p.

HP

  • HP Smart Array CCISS driver (cciss) updated to 4.6.28-22.

  • HP Smart Array Controller driver (hpsa) updated to 3.4.2-5.

LSI

  • MegaRAID Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) driver (megaraid_sas) updated to 06.700.06.00-rc1.

Oracle

  • Core services module driver (xscore) version 6.0.r7565 added. Required by all other Oracle Virtual Networking modules.

  • Virtual HBA driver (xsvhba) version 6.0.r7565 added.

QLogic

  • Fibre Channel HBA driver (qla2xxx) updated to 8.06.00.14.39.0-k.

  • iSCSI HBA driver (qla4xxx) updated to 5.04.00.02.06.02-uek3.

1.3.2 Network Adapter Drivers

Broadcom

  • NetXtreme II 1 Gigabit network adapter driver (bnx2) updated to 2.2.4g.

  • NetXtreme II 10 Gigabit network adapter driver (bnx2x) updated to 1.78.80.

  • NetXtreme II Converged Network Interface Card core driver (cnic) updated to 2.5.18c.

  • Tigon3 Ethernet adapter driver (tg3) updated to 3.134f.

Emulex

  • OneConnect (previously known as Blade Engine 2) 10Gbps adapter driver (be2net) updated to 4.9.224.0u.

Intel

  • PRO/1000 PCI Express Gigabit network adapter driver (e1000e) updated to 2.5.4-NAPI.

  • Gigabit Ethernet network adapter driver (igb) updated to 5.0.6.

  • 10 Gigabit PCI Express network adapter driver (ixgbe) updated to 3.18.7.

  • 10 Gigabit PCI Express Virtual Function driver (ixgbevf) updated to 2.11.3.

Mellanox

  • ConnectX Host Channel Adapter (HCA) Ethernet network adapter driver (mlx4_en) updated to 2.1.8.

  • The mlx4_vnic_helper driver has been removed as this functionality is now included with the mlx4_vnic driver.

Oracle

  • Core services module driver (xscore) version 6.0.r7565 added. Required by all other Oracle Virtual Networking modules.

  • Virtual Ethernet driver (xve) version 6.0.r7565 added.

  • Virtual NIC driver (xsvnic) version 6.0.r7565 added.

QLogic

  • NetXen Multi port (1/10) Gigabit Network Devices driver (netxen_nic) updated to 4.0.82.

  • 1/10 GbE Converged/Intelligent Ethernet Adapter driver (qlcnic) updated to 5.3.52.3.

1.3.3 Miscellaneous Drivers

HP

  • HP ProLiant Channel Interface Device Driver for Integrated Lights-Out (hpilo) updated to 1.4.1.