Bug 438032 - [QLogic 5.2 bug] Negotiation issues with new switches - update firmware to 8.02.00-k5-rhel5.2-04
[QLogic 5.2 bug] Negotiation issues with new switches - update firmware to 8....
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
high Severity urgent
: rc
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Assigned To: Marcus Barrow
Martin Jenner
: OtherQA
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Blocks: 216992
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Reported: 2008-03-18 15:05 EDT by Marcus Barrow
Modified: 2009-06-19 22:46 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0314
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Last Closed: 2008-05-21 11:12:01 EDT
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new firmware (4.72 MB, patch)
2008-03-20 01:04 EDT, Marcus Barrow
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Description Marcus Barrow 2008-03-18 15:05:09 EDT
Testing at QLogic has found issues on negotiation with other manufacturer's 8 Gb/S Fibre Channel 
switches. Version 4.03.02 of the firmware for 4 and 8 Gb/S hba's fixes these issues.
Comment 1 Andrius Benokraitis 2008-03-18 15:12:54 EDT
Marcus, is the latest firmware ready to go?
Comment 2 Marcus Barrow 2008-03-20 01:01:58 EDT
The patch fixes a failure to negotiate connections with Brocade switches.
It is considered extremely important by IBM, HP and others as they will be shipping products
with these parts shortly...

Patch is posted...
 
Comment 3 Marcus Barrow 2008-03-20 01:04:01 EDT
Created attachment 298629 [details]
new firmware 

This upgrades the version to: 8.02.00-k5-rhel5.2-04
Comment 4 Marcus Barrow 2008-03-20 01:08:02 EDT
The patch is posted, but it is awaiting approval by the rh kernel mailing list moderator.

I need to remember to post the firmware files for each model individually...

Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-03-20 09:05:43 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.
Comment 7 Don Zickus 2008-03-26 16:32:01 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-87.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
Comment 9 John Poelstra 2008-04-02 17:39:29 EDT
Greetings Red Hat Partner,

A fix for this issue should be included in the latest packages contained in
RHEL5.2-Snapshot3--available now on partners.redhat.com.  

Please test and confirm that your issue is fixed.

After you (Red Hat Partner) have verified that this issue has been addressed,
please perform the following:
1) Change the *status* of this bug to VERIFIED.
2) Add *keyword* of PartnerVerified (leaving the existing keywords unmodified)

If this issue is not fixed, please add a comment describing the most recent
symptoms of the problem you are having and change the status of the bug to ASSIGNED.

If you are receiving this message in Issue Tracker, please reply with a message
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Thank you
Comment 10 John Poelstra 2008-04-09 18:45:07 EDT
Greetings Red Hat Partner,

A fix for this issue should be included in the latest packages contained in
RHEL5.2-Snapshot4--available now on partners.redhat.com.  

Please test and confirm that your issue is fixed.

After you (Red Hat Partner) have verified that this issue has been addressed,
please perform the following:
1) Change the *status* of this bug to VERIFIED.
2) Add *keyword* of PartnerVerified (leaving the existing keywords unmodified)

If this issue is not fixed, please add a comment describing the most recent
symptoms of the problem you are having and change the status of the bug to ASSIGNED.

If you are receiving this message in Issue Tracker, please reply with a message
to Issue Tracker about your results and I will update bugzilla for you.  If you
need assistance accessing ftp://partners.redhat.com, please contact your Partner
Manager.

Thank you
Comment 11 John Poelstra 2008-04-23 13:40:35 EDT
Greetings Red Hat Partner,

A fix for this issue should be included in the latest packages contained in
RHEL5.2-Snapshot6--available now on partners.redhat.com.  

We are nearing GA for 5.2 so please test and confirm that your issue is fixed ASAP.

After you (Red Hat Partner) have verified that this issue has been addressed,
please perform the following:
1) Change the *status* of this bug to VERIFIED.
2) Add *keyword* of PartnerVerified (leaving the existing keywords unmodified)

If this issue is not fixed, please add a comment describing the most recent
symptoms of the problem you are having and change the status of the bug to ASSIGNED.

If you are receiving this message in Issue Tracker, please reply with a message
to Issue Tracker about your results and I will update bugzilla for you.  If you
need assistance accessing ftp://partners.redhat.com, please contact your Partner
Manager.

Thank you
Comment 12 John Poelstra 2008-05-01 12:50:43 EDT
Greetings Red Hat Partner,

A fix for this issue should be included in the latest packages contained in
RHEL5.2-Snapshot7--available now on partners.redhat.com.  

We are nearing GA for 5.2--this is the last opportunity to test and confirm that
your issue is fixed.

After you (Red Hat Partner) have verified that this issue has been addressed,
please perform the following:
1) Change the *status* of this bug to VERIFIED.
2) Add *keyword* of PartnerVerified (leaving the existing keywords unmodified)

If this issue is not fixed, please add a comment describing the most recent
symptoms of the problem you are having and change the status of the bug to ASSIGNED.

If you are receiving this message in Issue Tracker, please reply with a message
to Issue Tracker about your results and I will update bugzilla for you.  If you
need assistance accessing ftp://partners.redhat.com, please contact your Partner
Manager.

Thank you
Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 11:12:01 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2008-0314.html

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