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GigEther-01 (igelan) is the HP-UX driver for the following cards:

Card Interface Platform
AB314A Core IO 1 port Base-T rp8440/rx8640 rx8640
System board Core IO 4 ports Base-T BL860c/BL870c (Blades)
System board Core IO 2 ports Base-T BL60p (Blade)
System board Core IO 1 port Base-T RP3410/40 RX1600 RX2600 CX2600
A7109A Core IO 1 port Base-T RP8420 RX8620
A6794A Core IO Combo Base-T & SCSI RP7410/20 RX56xx RX7620
A6825A Core IO 1 port Base-T RP4440 RX4640
A6825A Add on Base-T This card is supported on multiple platforms. For more details, see http://www.hpe.com/go/hpux-iocards-docs
A6847A Add on Base-SX This card is supported on multiple platforms. For more details, see http://www.hpe.com/go/hpux-iocards-docs
AB465A Add on Combo 2 ports Base-T & 2 FC This card is supported on multiple platforms. For more details, see http://www.hpe.com/go/hpux-iocards-docs
A9782A Add on Combo Base-SX (LC connector) FiberChannel This card is supported on multiple platforms. For more details, see http://www.hpe.com/go/hpux-iocards-docs
A9784A Add on Combo Base-T FiberChannel This card is supported on multiple platforms. For more details, see http://www.hpe.com/go/hpux-iocards-docs

Defect fixed in B.11.31.1403 release

None

Defect fixed in B.11.31.1307 release

QXCR1001266987: Outbound statistics counters as displayed by lanadmin or nwmgr commands are not incrementing at random even when there is an outbound traffic. Also, it is observed that the port reset is not resetting the same counters to zero. This problem is seen with B.11.31.1112 driver version.

Defect fixed in B.11.31.1112 release

  • QXCR1001111213: Assert panic is happening in IGELAN when HPVM guest is running on a HPUX debug kernel. This problem occurs with GigEther-01 B.11.31.1103. This issue is fixed in this release.
  • QXCR1001187709: Lanadmin/Nwmgr shows wrong value of ifOutOctets. ifOutOctets value is intermittently decreased by 4 bytes. This issue is fixed in this release.
  • QXCR1001178972: Lanadmin/Nwmgr shows ifHCInOctets value with FCS. Driver is not removing the FCS from ifHCInOctets value before posting this to application. This issue is fixed in this release.

Defect fixed in B.11.23.1112 release

  • QXCR1001114298: Lanadmin/Nwmgr shows wrong value of ifOutOctets. ifOutOctets value is intermittently decreased by 4 bytes. This issue is fixed in this release.
  • QXCR1001187704: Lanadmin/Nwmgr shows ifHCInOctets value with FCS. Driver is not removing the FCS from ifHCInOctets value before posting this to application. This issue is fixed in this release.

Defect fixed in B.11.31.1109 release

  • QXCR1001136993: After the guest online migration, if a virtual NIC is configured using an Accelerated Virtual Input/Output (AVIO) Lan, the HPVM guest becomes inaccessible. This problem occurs with GigEther-01 B.11.31.1103. This issue is fixed in this release.
  • QXCR1001159907: When a guest virtual NIC is created on the igelan interface, in the receive path a synchronization issue between the host and the guest causes the HPVM host to panic. This issue is fixed in this release.

Defect fixed in B.11.31.1105 release

QXCR1001096783: When heavy traffic is run on a TSO enabled igelan interface, system panic is reported. This problem occurs with GigEther-01 B.11.31.1009. This issue is fixed.

Enhancement in B.11.31.1105 release

The nwmgr_igelan(1m) manpage is modified to include the newly introduced attribute, ifadmin . PHNE_41971 of wmgr(1m) introduces this new feature.

Defect fixed in B.11.23.1105 release

QXCR1001096777: When heavy traffic is run on a TSO enabled igelan interface, system panic is reported. This problem occurs with GigEther-01 B.11.23.1009. This issue is fixed.

Defect fixed in B.11.11.1008 release

QXCR1000997844: False hang messages are observed on the igelan interface when there is heavy FTP traffic between the two nodes connected back-to-back. This issue is fixed.

Previous release

  • B.11.31.1112
  • B.11.31.1109
  • B.11.31.1105

Doucmentation

For more information about GigEther-01, see http://www.hpe.com/go/gigabit-ethernet-100bt-cards-docs

 
Additional product information
Product #: GigEther-01     
Additional info
Version: B.11.31.1403
Software specification: HP-UX 11.31 (GigEther-01_B.11.31.1403_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (GigEther-01_B.11.31.1307_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (GigEther-01_B.11.31.1112_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (GigEther-01_B.11.31.1109_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.31 (GigEther-01_B.11.31.1105_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.23 (GigEther-01_B.11.23.1112_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot)
HP-UX 11.11 (GigEther-01_B.11.11.28_HP-UX_B.11.11_64.depot)
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