1.2 Driver Updates

The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4 supports a large number of hardware and devices. In close cooperation with hardware and storage vendors, Oracle has updated several device drivers from the versions in mainline Linux 4.1.12.

The following table details commonly used drivers that have been updated since UEK R3 quarterly update 7:

Vendor

Driver

Version

Description

Avago

megaraid_sas

06.807.10.00-rc1

Avago MegaRAID SAS driver

Avago

mpt2sas

20.100.00.00

LSI MPT Fusion SAS 2.0 device driver

Avago

mpt3sas

09.100.00.00

LSI MPT Fusion SAS 3.0 device driver

Chelsio

csiostor

1.0.0

Chelsio FCoE driver (Oracle Linux 7 only)

Chelsio

cxgb4

2.0.0-ko

Chelsio T4 network driver

Chelsio

cxgb4i

0.9.4

Chelsio T4 iSCSI driver

Chelsio

cxgb4vf

2.0.0-ko

Chelsio T4/T5 Virtual Function (VF) network driver

Cisco

enic

2.3.0.12

Cisco VIC Ethernet NIC driver

Cisco

fnic

1.6.0.22

Cisco FCoE HBA driver

Cisco

usnic_verbs

1.0.3

Cisco VIC (usNIC) Verbs driver

Emulex

be2iscsi

10.6.0.1

Emulex OneConnect Open-iSCSI driver

Emulex

be2net

10.6.0.4

Emulex OneConnect 10Gbps NIC driver

Emulex

lpfc

11.0.0.3

Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel SCSI driver (includes Lancer G6 and multi-queue support)

Emulex

ocrdma

10.6.0.0

Emulex OneConnect RoCE driver

HP

cciss

3.6.26

Driver for HP Smart Array controllers (Oracle Linux 6 only)

Intel

e1000e

3.2.6-k

Intel PRO/1000 network driver

Intel

i40e

1.3.21-k

Driver for Intel Ethernet controller XL710 family

Intel

i40evf

1.3.13

Intel XL710 X710 Virtual Function network driver

Intel

igb

5.3.0-k

Intel Gigabit Ethernet network driver

Intel

igbvf

2.0.2-k

Intel Gigabit Virtual Function driver

Intel

iw_nes

1.5.0.1

NetEffect RNIC low-level iWARP driver

Intel

ixgb

1.0.135-k2-NAPI

Intel PRO/10GbE network driver

Intel

ixgbe

4.2.1-k

Intel 10 Gigabit PCI Express network driver

Intel

ixgbevf

2.12.1-k

Intel 82599 Virtual Function driver

Intel

nvme

1.0

Non-volatile memory (Fultondale) driver

Mellanox

mlx4_core

2.2-1

Mellanox ConnectX HCA low-level driver

Mellanox

mlx4_en

2.2-1

Mellanox ConnectX HCA Ethernet driver

Mellanox

mlx4_ib

2.2-1

Mellanox ConnectX HCA InfiniBand driver

Mellanox

mlx5_ib

2.2-1

Mellanox Connect-IB HCA IB driver

Oracle

hxge

1.3.6

10 Gigabit Network Driver

Oracle

sxge

0.09302015

SXGE Ethernet driver

Oracle

sxgevf

0.09302015

SXGEVF Ethernet driver

Oracle

xscore

6.0.r8008

Core services driver

Oracle

xsvhba

6.0.r8008

VHBA Driver

Oracle

xsvnic

6.0.r8008

XSVNIC network driver

Oracle

xve

6.0.r8008

Virtual Ethernet driver

QLogic

bfa

3.2.23.0

Brocade Fibre Channel HBA driver fcpim (informational only, no significant update)

QLogic

bna

3.2.25.1

QLogic BR-series 10G PCIe Ethernet driver (informational only, no significant update)

QLogic

bnx2

2.2.6

QLogic BCM57xx driver

QLogic

bnx2fc

2.9.6

QLogic BCM57712 FCoE driver (informational only, no significant update)

QLogic

bnx2i

2.7.10.1

QLogic BCM57xx/57xxx iSCSI driver

QLogic

bnx2x

1.712.30-0

QLogic 10G/20G Ethernet driver

QLogic

cnic

2.5.22

QLogic CNIC driver

QLogic

ib_qib

1.11

QLogic IB driver

QLogic

netxen_nic

4.0.82

QLogic/NetXen (1/10) GbE Intelligent Ethernet driver (informational only, no significant update)

QLogic

qla2xxx

8.07.00.26.39.0-k

QLogic Fibre Channel HBA driver (informational only, no significant update)

QLogic

qla4xxx

5.04.00-k6

QLogic iSCSI HBA driver

QLogic

qlcnic

5.3.63

QLogic 1/10 GbE Converged/Intelligent Ethernet driver

QLogic

tg3

3.137

Broadcom Tigon3 Ethernet driver

ib_ipoib

1.0.0

IP-over-InfiniBand net driver

ib_iser

1.6

iSER (iSCSI Extensions for RDMA) Datamover

ib_isert

1.0

iSER-Target for mainline target infrastructure

xen-netback

Upstream patches

Xen virtual network device backend

xen-netfront

Upstream patches

Xen virtual network device frontend