Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 705392
Brocade HBA Firmware is not loaded after install.
Last modified: 2013-07-04 08:55:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Installing Fedora 14 on HP Proliant DL380 G4 with the included Brocade 425/825 HBA will result in missing firmware on initial boot as the firmware never gets included for the listed hardware:
08:00.0 Fibre Channel: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. 425/825/42B/82B 4Gbps/8Gbps PCIe dual port FC HBA (rev 01)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Install on any system with a Brocade HBA (425/825)
When system boots it will locate the hardware and insert the requested module, which in turn will look for its firmware and fail to find it.
Loaded firmware to enable HBA to allow connectivity to the SAN.