[rescue] More Qlogic on Solaris 10 + now Ethernet question
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Fri Dec 14 13:37:05 CST 2007
On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 09:27:33AM -0800, stephen price wrote:
> --- Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net> wrote:
> > Also, my GigE card now shows up as skge1 instead of
> > skge0. How do I
> > reset this on Solaris10/SPARC?
> You have two choices. 1) manually edit the
> /etc/path_to_inst and remove all instances of the sk
> driver info & do a reconfigure boot. (make a backup
> copy of /etc/path_to_inst in case you typo & your e250
> doesnt boot!) 2) put the card back in its original
Option 1 worked just nicely. Thanks.
> as to flashing the qla card under solaris - go to the
> qlogic web site & download the firmware & instructions
> on how to flash the card. They're published & posted
> for solaris as well as linux, windows etc etc. Make
> sure that you get the sparc binaries & not the intel
> ones for solaris.
> if it is a rebranded sgi card, it may or may not have
> proprietary firmware on it - I don't remember. But
> I've flashed qla card between windows, linux & sparc
> usually without any problems.
I will try that when I can.
Unless I decide to buy a new card first.
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