[rescue] QLogic FC on Solaris 10

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Dec 11 21:49:22 CST 2007

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 06:53:52PM +0000, Mike Meredith wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 11:26:19 -0500, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > I see only the card recognized as ethernet.  If I cd to that card and
> > do .properties, the vendor ID indicates that it is a SysKonnect, so I
> > think that means pci at 1f,2000 is the bus I mean to be looking at.
> > 
> > I guess I will have to find all of the time to go to the machine and
> > clear the stuff from around it to investigate further.
> The relevant bits are rusty, but you may want to check that the card
> has a suitable "BIOS". I seem to remember that you can re-write the
> firmware on a QLogic HBA to make it happier sitting in a Sun, but I
> can't remember how an inappropriate firmware behaves.

I was under the impression that it should work in Solaris, but just not
be bootable.  If anyone has a handy nonPC method for reflashing, I'm
game to try.

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