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HP-UX Fibre Channel over Ethernet driver for Emulex-based FlexFabric and CNA HBAs

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The HP-UX FibrChanl-03 (fcoc) software supports the following HPE products:

10 Gbps Fibre Channel Adapters
  • 580151-B21 (11i v3 only): HPE NC551m Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Converged Network Adapter.
  • 613433-001 (11i v3 only): HPE NC553m Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Converged Network Adapter.
  • AT111-60001 (11i v3 only): HPE Integrity CN1100E PCIe 2-Port Converged Network Adapter.

The FibrChanl-03 bundle contains the FCOC driver for HP-UX 11i v3, which supports the Fibre Channel component of the HPE NC551m Dual Port FlexFabric 10GbE Network Adapter.

For information about enhancements included in this driver release, see the FibrChanl-03 (fcoc) Fibre Channel Mass Storage Driver for HP-UX 11i Release Notes for your bundle version at

Release notes are listed alphabetically in the "Getting started" section.

Installation Instructions:

To install all the products from the downloaded depot, run the swinstall program using the command: swinstall

If you prefer to run the swinstall program from the command line, enter this command at the command prompt:

/usr/sbin/swinstall -x autoreboot =true -s depot_file \*

The depot_file filename should contain the full path. For example, /tmp/fcoc.depot.

  1. Select the "Local Directory" Source Depot Type (from a list of: Local CD, Local tape, Local Directory, Network Directory/CDROM).
  2. Enter full path name of the depot file you downloaded into Source Depot Path field.
  3. Click OK button.
  4. Highlight FibrChanl-03 software bundle.
  5. Choose Mark for Install from the Actions menu to choose the product to be installed.
  6. Choose Install from the Actions menu to begin product installation that will display the Install Analysis window.
  7. Click the OK button in the Install Analysis window when the Status field displays a Ready message.
  8. Click the Yes button in the Confirmation window to confirm that you want to install the software. swinstall installs product files, and builds the kernel. Estimated time for processing: 3 to 5 minutes.
  9. When the Status field indicates Ready, click the Done button.
  10. The Note window opens. Click the OK button on the Note window to reboot the system.

For More Information

These documents are available on the HPE website at

Support Guides are listed alphabetically in the "User Guide" section. Support Matrix documents are listed alphabetically in the "General Reference" section.

Additional product information
Product #: FibrChanl-03     
Additional info
Version: B.11.31.1705
Software specification: HP-UX 11.31.1705 IA (FibrChanl-03_B.11.31.1705_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA.depot)