List of recommended HBA drivers

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  • The list below is the recommended driver level per supported OS.
  • Make sure you use the recommended driver level or higher.
  • Take into account that vendors / OS which are not listed blew were not tested (referred HPT 2.0.3). 

 

 

OS

HBA Vendor

Recommended Driver level

Redhat / CentOs 7Cisco1.5.0.45
Redhat / CentOs 7Emulex8.3
Redhat / CentOs 7Brocade3.2
Redhat / CentOs 7QLogic8.06.00
RedHat / CentOs 6Cisco1.5.0.23
RedHat / CentOs 6Emulex8.3
RedHat / CentOs 6Brocade3.2
RedHat / CentOs 6Qlogic8.03.05
RedHat / CentOs 5Cisco1.4.0.145
RedHat / CentOs 5Emulex8.2
RedHat / CentOs 5Brocade3.0
RedHat / CentOs 5Qlogic8.03.01
Ubuntu 14.04Cisco1.5.0.45
Ubuntu 14.04Emulex8.3.43
Ubuntu 14.04Brocade3.2.21.1
Ubuntu 14.04Qlogic8.06.00.08-k
Ubuntu 12.10Emulex8.3.27
Ubuntu 12.10Qlogic8.03.07
Ubuntu 12.04Cisco1.5.0.2
Ubuntu 12.04Emulex8.3.27
Ubuntu 12.04Qlogic8.03.07
Ubuntu 11.10Emulex8.3.23
Ubuntu 11.10Qlogic8.03.07
Suse Linux 10Cisco1.5.0.22
Suse Linux 10Emulex8.2.0.92.1p
Suse Linux 11Cisco1.5.0.22
Suse Linux 11Emulex8.3.7.10.6p
Suse Linux 11Brocade3.1.2.1
Suse Linux 11Qlogic8.04.00.13.11.3-k
Windows Server 2008 + 2008 R2Cisco2.4.0.8
Windows Server 2008 + 2008 R2Emulex10.0.720.0
Windows Server 2008 + 2008 R2Brocade3.2.2.5
Windows Server 2008 + 2008 R2Qlogic9.1.11.28
Windows Server 2012 + 2012 R2Cisco2.4.0.8
Windows Server 2012 + 2012 R2Emulex10.0.720.0

Windows Server 2012 + 2012 R2

Brocade

3.2.2.5
Windows Server 2012 + 2012 R2Qlogic9.1.11.28
SunOS 10Emulex2014.01.22.14.50
SunOS 10Qlogic20140422-5.01
Sun OS 11Emulex2014.01.22.14.50
Sun OS 11Qlogic20140422-5.01

Red Hat 6

Emulex

Recommended setting

 RecommendedDefaultMinMaxDescription

lpfc_hba_queue_depth

40964096328192

The maximum number of FCP
commands that can queue to an
Emulex adapter

lpfc_lun_queue_depth128301128The default maximum commands sent

to a single logical unit (disk)

lpfc_devloss_tmo5300255Seconds to hold I/O error if device disappears

lpfc_log_verbose

0xff000xffff(bit mask) Extra activity logging

 

Red Hat 5

Emulex

Recommended settings

 RecommendedDefaultMinMaxDescription

lpfc_hba_queue_depth

40964096328192

The maximum number of FCP
commands that can queue to an
Emulex adapter

lpfc_lun_queue_depth128301128The default maximum commands sent

to a single logical unit (disk)

lpfc_devloss_tmo5300255Seconds to hold I/O error if device disappears

lpfc_log_verbose

0xff000xffff(bit mask) Extra activity logging

 

See Also

202404241 Download links for Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter Drivers

 

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