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Re: problem whit optic fibre adapter (emulex LP952)

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 07:45:58PM -0600, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Marco Vaschetto put forth on 1/20/2010 2:36 PM:

> Debian is not a "commercial" distribution.  Fiber channel is only found in
> commercial environments.  Thus, most of the people around the world using FC
> adapters with Linux are NOT using Debian Linux, but rather Red Hat Enterprise or
> SuSE Linux.  Notice I am the only person on this list to try to help you?  And
> as I previously stated, I've not actually used FC cards with Linux on bare
> metal.  You need to be talking to an audience that actually has FC experience on
> bare metal Linux.  You may even try a SuSE or Red Hat mailing list as well.

Sorry but I use Debian on our SAN, with QLogic and Emulex FC cards.
I have no problems, but use different Emulex models...
(Zephyr-X LightPulse Fibre Channel Host Adapter)

You're right that with Debian, it is not easy to have the hardware vendor support
There support Matirix is so restrictive about firmware and driver
versions... (HP here)

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