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Sun Dual 10 GbE PCIe 2.0 Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Software

User's Guide

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Document Information

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)


Using This Documentation

This guide provides software installation instructions for the Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) software for Oracle's Sun Dual 10GbE PCIe 2.0 adapters. This guide also describes how to configure the FCoE software for the Linux and Microsoft Windows Server operating systems. ixgbe is the name of the driver for the Intel 82599-based devices.

These instructions are designed for enterprise system administrators with experience installing network hardware and software.

Note - In this guide, the term “x86” refers to 64-bit and 32-bit systems manufactured using processors compatible with the AMD64, Intel Xeon, or Intel Pentium product families.

The following topics are included in this section:

Product Notes

For late-breaking information and known issues about this product, refer to the product notes at:

Related Documentation

All Oracle products
Sun Dual 10GbE SFP+ PCIe 2.0 Low Profile Adapter
Sun Dual 10GbE SFP+ PCIe 2.0 ExpressModule
Intel FCoE software
Redhat FCoE software
SLES FCoE software


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