Driver Details

QLogic Dell 2342M - FC HBA, v.1.54, A00


Fixes & Enhancements

Software Components

* Updated firmware to version 3.03.23.

* Added code to allow configuring the first drive/LUN when
connected to a switch with the BIOS enabled when
the selectable boot is disabled.

* Changed code to continue checking for LUNS when TUR
returns illegal request status.

* Added NVRAM option (host_params) to enable support
for EV boot order.

* Added code to support qlutil.

Bug Fixes

The following fixes have been made to the BIOS for 2Gb FC HBAs
between versions 1.52 and 1.54.

* Fixed bug that checked for ASC=4 and ASCQ =2 after
TUR instead of ASC=4 and ASCQ =1.


Version 1.54, A00


Fibre Channel

Release date

06 Dec 2011

Last Updated

07 Jul 2012


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:dell_2342mbios154.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 255 KB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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Other versions
1.52,A00 11 Apr 20076:58:11 AM
Supported Operating Systems
Red Hat Ent Linux 3
Windows Server 2008 x64
Red Hat Ent Linux 4
Suse Linux ES 9
Suse Linux ES 10
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 x64
Applies to
Dell 2342M - FC HBA
Installation instructions
Instructions for


1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package
2. Click Continue.
3. Specify the location to unzip the files.
4. Click on the OK button to extract files.
After the files are extracted the message all files were successfully unzipped will appear.
5. Click the OK button to exit from the installer.

Review readme files inside zip package for installation instructions.
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