QLogic FastLinQ Network Adapter Device Firmware.

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This release provides updated network controller firmware for the QLogic FastLinQ (BCM57xx, BCM578xx and 45xxx) Network Adapters. This release should be used with the QLogic family version 20.0.0 device drivers.
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
- In the presence of heavy broadcast traffic, 57800 LOM adapter keeps continuously attempting PXE boot and eventually fails with PXE- E63 error.
- When verifing storage targets in RACADM the info does match up with CMC view
- Change Max PF MSI-X Vector configuration in preboot options from 0 .. 64 to 17..32
- On M630 running ESXi5.5 U2 with BCM57810 mezz adapter connected to MXL blade switch, the interface duplex setting will be sometimes incorrectly displayed as half duplex.
- On M620 running ESXi with BCM57810 adapter, sometimes scsi aborts could lead to system crash (PSOD).
- iDRAC-ICEE:Unable to obtain DHCP IP on Shared Lom with Qlogice NXII NIC
- Qlogic 57810 and Force10 S3048 switch combo produce CRC errors with iSCSI Read at 9000 MTU
- 57840 CMM reset configuration to default and LC default settings do not reset all values to default
- With 578xx adatpers, if the number of MSI-X vectors is set to 2 in preboot configuration menu, no Network Adapter found after booting to OS.
- Qlogic Banner Message timeout value couldn't set to 15(no delay).
- iDrac IP lossing while updating FW from N-1 to N when idrac is in shared mode

Enhancements:
Added support for QLogic FastLinQ 25G 45xxx Ethernet Adapters
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Version

08.07.25, A00-00

Release date

10 May 2016

Download Type

Firmware

Category

Network, Ethernet & Wireless

Importance

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Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.
Available formats

File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 32-Bit
File Name: Network_Firmware_WR5R5_WN32_08.07.25_A00-00_01.EXE
File Size: 10.68 MB
Format Description:
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
2c36521c217595d97268ecd81e1a5c27f4c86e089cd9a00f0be69dc1a837d811

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File Name: Network_Firmware_WR5R5_LN_08.07.25_A00-00_01.BIN.sign
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SHA-256:
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File Format: Update Package for MS Windows 64-Bit.
File Name: Network_Firmware_WR5R5_WN64_08.07.25_A00-00_01.EXE
File Size: 16.39 MB
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SHA1:
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SHA-256:
af53bf5f8c8c662c39e4c1d48732c79205333f72f4e8421f9dbae0995261ec08

File Format: Update Package for Red Hat Linux
File Name: Network_Firmware_WR5R5_LN_08.07.25_A00-00_01.BIN
File Size: 42.73 MB
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SHA-256:
b5e724f74d99b98c6fb73ae5e4506b1a735b67838e0fb738dac7b618d9342b74

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Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2012
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2
SUSE Linux ES 12
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Storage Server 2012
Windows Server 2016
BCM5709C Dual Port NIC without iSCSI Offload
BCM5709S Dual Port SERDES Mezzanine Card for Blade Systems
BCM95709 iSCSI Offload Dual Port NIC
BCM95709C 10/100/1000BASET Quad Port NIC
Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM57810S) LOM
Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM57810S) LOM (FC430)
QLogic 57800S Quad Port 2, 1GB x 2, 10Gb rNDC Base-T
QLogic 57800S Quad Port 2, 1GB x 2, 10Gb rNDC SFP+/DA
QLogic 57810S Dual 10GE PCIe Standup Base-T CNA
QLogic 57810S Dual 10GE PCIe Standup SFP+/DA CNA
QLogic 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb bMezz KR CNA
QLogic 57810S-K Dual Port 10Gb bNDC KR CNA
QLogic 57840S Quad Port 10GB rNDC SFP+/DA
QLogic 57840S-K Quad Port 10Gb bNDC KR CNA
QLogic FastLinQ QL45212-DE 25GbE Adapter
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