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How to identify Oracle[TM] Branded Fibre Channel (FC) HBA on Linux server (Doc ID 1560178.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2022

Applies to:

Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
Qlogic FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
Linux OS - Version DONOTUSE01 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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This document describes how to determine if a fiber-channel HBA in a Linux Operating System is a Sun/Oracle branded FC HBA
or a Qlogic or Emulex branded FC HBA. This is important for determining supportability of the HBA.

Part I:

How to identify Oracle[TM] Branded Fibre Channel (FC) HBA Cards on an Oracle server with a Linux operating system.


For Solaris servers see following doc:

How to identify Oracle[TM] Branded Fibre Channel (FC) HBA and CNA Cards and Their Slot Locations (Doc ID 1282491.1)


Part II:

How to find the required Fcode/BIOS , Firmware and Driver version for Oracle FC HBAs on Oracle servers with non-Solaris operating systems.


For Solaris servers, Oracle FC HBA Boot Code (Fcode/BIOS), Driver and Firmware can be found on this doc:

FCode/BIOS(ie. Boot Code), Firmware, and Drivers (Doc ID 1389639.1)

Note. HBA Boot Code (FCode/BIOS), Firmware and Drivers are Three DIFFERENT Things, that is explained also on above document 1389636.1



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