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Release Notes for Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card Drivers, Release 2.1
First Published: November 16, 2012Part Number: OL-29921-01 C0
This release note discusses the new features, known limitations, and open caveats for Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card (VIC) Drivers, Release 2.1. It does not cover new features, resolved and open caveats for third-party drivers, and known limitations.
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Use this document in conjunction with the document listed in the Related Documentation section.
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/en/US/products/ps10477/prod_technical_reference_list.html
New Software Features in Release 2.1
Release 2.1(2a), July 12, 2013
The Release 2.1(2a) adds support for the following:
•Configurable queue depth
•Configurable maximum number of outstanding I/Os
–Windows 2012 NPIV Support
Note This feature is not compatible with UCSM based FC zoning.
Release 2.1(1), November 16, 2012
The initial Release 2.1 does not include new software features.
Operating System Support
For complete information about the operating systems that Release 2.1 supports, see the Hardware and Software Interoperability for UCSM Managed Servers document for each Release 2.1 release located here:
Table 2 lists the caveats that have been resolved since Release 2.0(5).
Table 3 lists the open caveats in Release 2.1.
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.
Known Limitations and Behaviors
The following known limitations are not otherwise documented:
•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:
Related Cisco UCS Documentation
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
Other Documentation Resources
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