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SubjectFiber Channel support in 2.2.14
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>I have a couple questions regarding Fiber Channel
support in the 2.2.14 kernel.&nbsp; I've been given the task of connecting our
Linux servers to our SAN, based on an HP XP256 array.</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>After working my way through the kernel, it appears
I have two choices, either a QLogic ISP2X00, or an Interphase 5526.</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>My first choise is to use the QLogic.&nbsp; QLogic
FC does not seem to identify it's WWI correctly, and you need to actually look
at the FC switch to determine what it is.</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Diving deeper into the Interphase shows that SMP
support is buggy at best.</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Are there an other Linux FC solutions availible at
this time?&nbsp; </FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Thanks,</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>Jeff McNeil<BR>Sr. Unix Engineer<BR>Interland,
Inc.<BR><A
href="mailto:jeffry@interland.net">jeffry@interland.net</A></FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>
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