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This release note discusses the new features, known limitations, and open caveats for Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card Drivers, Release 2.0. It does not cover new features, known limitations, and open caveats for third-party drivers.
Table 1 shows the online change history for this document.
For a complete list of supported hardware and software, see the Hardware and Software Interoperability Matrix for this release located at: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/servers-unified-computing/unified-computing-system/
- FIP VLAN Discovery for C Series standalone operation.
- FC Event Tracing which allows improved troubleshooting at the fNIC driver level. This feature is not supported on Windows.
Installation instructions are included in the Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card Drivers for Windows Installation Guide at this URL:
For complete information about the operating systems that Release 2.0 supports, see the Hardware and Software Interoperability for UCSM Managed Servers document for each Release 2.0 release located here:
Table 2 lists the caveats that have been resolved since Release 2.0(4).
Customers using Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5.8 or an earlier version should be aware that an libfc bug exists in distributions. The details of this bug are available in the Red Hat Bugzilla 884740.
- During an iSCSI boot, one initiator posts the iSCSI LUN to the BIOS boot menu, even if there are two iSCSI vNICs configured. For adapters configured with two iSCSI vNICs, only the iSCSI vNIC designated as Primary in the boot order posts the discovered iSCSI LUN to the BIOS boot menu and write the iBFT entry to host memory.
- Rx CRC errors might occur on interfaces that are experiencing a heavy amount of incoming traffic. Disabling the following BIOS settings reduces the number of errors:
For a complete list of all B-Series documentation, see the Cisco UCS B-Series Servers Documentation Roadmap available at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputing/b-series-doc.
For a complete list of all C-Series documentation, see the Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Documentation Roadmap available at the following URL : http://www.cisco.com/go/unifiedcomputing/c-series-doc
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