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Updated: January 2017

Installing the Oracle Solaris Drivers

The qlc and qlge drivers are included with the Oracle Solaris 10 01/13 and the Oracle Solaris 11.1 OSes (or later), and provide support for FCoE functionality with the Converged Network Adapter. You must load the latest qlc and qlge drivers by installing the appropriate platform patches and SRUs:

  • Oracle Solaris 10 01/13 (for the SPARC environment): patches 149175-02 and 145648-04

  • Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 (for the x86 environment): patches 149176-02 and 45649-04

  • Oracle Solaris 11.1: SRU 7

You can download the latest patches and SRUs from this web site:


To Install or Update the qlc and qlge Converged Network Adapter Drivers From a Patch

Installing or updating the qlc and qlge Converged Network Adapter drivers from the patches listed in the previous section adds or updates both the FCoE driver and the networking driver. No additional steps are required to install or update those drivers on the Oracle Solaris OS.

  1. Log in as the root user.
  2. Navigate to the directory that contains the patch.
  3. Add the latest patch by using the patchadd command.
    # patchadd patch-number
  4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 for the other patch.
  5. To confirm that the drivers are loaded, issue the following command:
    # modinfo | grep ql
    101 7bb76000 14e2b0 318   1  qlc (SunFC Qlogic FCA v20100301-x.xx)
    136 7b6fa000  1a708 326   1  qlge (GLDv3 QLogic 81XX 10-1.0x-xx)