1.6 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.

Table 1.1 Updated Drivers in UEK R4 U1

Manufacturer

Driver

Version

Description

Broadcom

be2iscsi

10.6.0.2

Broadcom/Avago OneConnect Open-iSCSI Driver

Broadcom

be2net

11.0.0.0

Broadcom/Emulex OneConnect NIC Driver

Broadcom

lpfc

11.0.0.13

Broadcom/Emulex LightPulse Fibre Channel SCSI driver

Broadcom

megaraid_sas

Upstream patches

Broadcom/Avago SAS based MegaRAID driver

PMC-Sierra

hpsa

3.4.10-0

PMC-Sierra Driver for HP Smart Array Controller

Intel Corporation

i40e

1.4.25-k

Intel(R) Ethernet Connection XL710 Network Driver

Intel Corporation

i40evf

1.4.15-k

Intel(R) XL710 X710 Virtual Function Network Driver

Microsoft Corporation

hv_vmbus hv_netvsc hv_storvsc hv_utils hv_baloon hyperv_fb

Upstream patches

Microsoft Hyper-V Drivers

QLogic

qla2xxx

8.07.00.33.40.0-k

QLogic Fibre Channel HBA Driver

VMware, Inc.

vmw_vsock_vmci_transport

1.0.2.0-k

VMCI transport for Virtual Sockets

VMware, Inc.

vmxnet3

1.4.2.0-k

VMware vmxnet3 virtual NIC driver


Additional Notes For Driver Updates

The following notes are included at the request of a vendor for the listed driver:

  • lpfc: Locked optics support is enabled for LPE32000 HBAs and all variant HBAs of this architecture. With this capability, these HBAs will detect and enable both Avago or Emulex certified SFP and QSFP optics.

    For driver rev 11.0.0.13 and higher unqualified optics will be disabled, the link will not come up, an error message is written to the log file and the lpfc driver will display this message:

    3176 Port Name [wwpn] Unqualified optics - Replace with Avago optics for Warranty and Technical support