Bug 591674 - [Emulex 5.6 bug] Update lpfc driver to version
Summary: [Emulex 5.6 bug] Update lpfc driver to version
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: beta
: 5.6
Assignee: Rob Evers
QA Contact: Barry Donahue
Depends On: 571862
Blocks: 557597 600363
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Reported: 2010-05-12 19:51 UTC by Vaios Papadimitriou
Modified: 2011-01-13 21:31 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2011-01-13 21:31:45 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Patch to update Emulex LPFC driver to (applies on top of (39.97 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-05-12 19:51 UTC, Vaios Papadimitriou
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:0017 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update 2011-01-13 10:37:42 UTC

Description Vaios Papadimitriou 2010-05-12 19:51:58 UTC
Created attachment 413543 [details]
Patch to update Emulex LPFC driver to (applies on top of

Patch to update Emulex lpfc driver to (applies on top of, see Bug 571862).

This patch addresses bug fixes.

These are the changes included in this patch:
* Changed version number to
* Fixed locking hang on copy user failure
* Add PCI-ID for Gb PCIe Shared I/O Fibre Channel Adapter
* Only send ADISCs to Targets (CR 101933)
* Add support for SLER errors
* Fixed SLI4 RPI leaks (CR 102369)
* Fix memory leak when iotag allocation fail (CR 102354)
* Remove unused Interrupt Notification Block Code
* Change default FCF max receive size (CR 102087)
* Fix lpfc_sli_issue_wait call to put iocb on txcmpq that should have been 
* Fixed Illegal State Transition (CR 10202)
* Additional check-in for high vport fix (CR 99636)
* Changed version number to
* Check whether index is within bounds before testing vport
* Change positive error return into negative
* Fixed Illegal State Transition after devloss tmo (CR 102025)
* Fixed Illegal State Transition (CR 10202)
* Fixed heartbeat timeout failure (CR 10142)
* Changed version number to
* Fix hang on SGI ia64 platform
* Reduce hba_queue_depth of SLI4 HBAs to account for XRIs reserved for ELS 
* Fixed hang on hba resets (CR 100032)

The corresponding upstream LPFC driver patchset was submitted upstream on
From: linux-scsi-owner@vger.kernel.org
[mailto:linux-scsi-owner@vger.kernel.org] On Behalf Of Smart, James
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 9:30 AM
To: linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 0/7] lpfc 8.3.13: Update lpfc to revision 8.3.13

This patch set updates the lpfc driver to revision 8.3.13

The patches for 8.3.13 contain:
- FC Discovery Fixes and enhancements.
- Initialization code clean up and fixes.
- SCSI specific changes
- Misc fixes.
- BSG management fixes.
- Add TX Queue Support for SLI4 ELS commands.
- Update Driver Version to 8.3.13

The bugfixes were cut against scsi-misc-2.6.

-- james s

  Signed-off-by: Alex Iannicelli <alex.iannicelli@emulex.com>
  Signed-off-by: James Smart <james.smart@emulex.com>

Comment 3 Jarod Wilson 2010-07-12 15:46:33 UTC
in kernel-2.6.18-206.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/el5

Detailed testing feedback is always welcomed.

Comment 5 Chris Ward 2010-11-09 13:32:18 UTC
~~ Attention Customers and Partners - RHEL 5.6 Public Beta is now available on RHN ~~

A fix for this 'OtherQA' BZ should be present and testable in the release. 

If this Bugzilla is verified as resolved, please update the Verified field above with an appropriate value and include a summary of the testing executed and the results obtained.

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Comment 6 Chris Ward 2010-12-02 15:26:51 UTC
Reminder! There should be a fix present for this BZ in snapshot 3 -- unless otherwise noted in a previous comment.

Please test and update this BZ with test results as soon as possible.

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-13 21:31:45 UTC
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
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