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qla2?00 Kernel module missing or not loaded (qla2xxx)

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Environment

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Situation

You are checking the hwinfo of your system and you get for the FC Controller something like this:

40: PCI 305.0: 0c04 Fibre Channel
[Created at pci.305]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_1077_2422_0
Unique ID: FTXf.fQ09KMTIUyC
Parent ID: H0_h.K7jQu4QsxT9
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:06.0/0000:03:05.0
SysFS BusID: 0000:03:05.0
Hardware Class: storage
Model: "QLogic QLA2422 Fibre Channel Adapter"
Vendor: pci 0x1077"QLogic Corp."
Device: pci 0x2422"QLA2422 Fibre Channel Adapter"
SubVendor: pci 0x1077 "QLogic Corp."
SubDevice: pci 0x0136
Revision: 0x02
Driver:"qla2xxx"
I/O Ports: 0x4100-0x41ff (rw)
Memory Range: 0xe8014000-0xe8014fff (rw,non-prefetchable)
Memory Range: 0xe6100000-0xe613ffff (ro,prefetchable,disabled)
IRQ: 177 (716380 events)
Requires: qlogic-firmware
Module Alias:"pci:v00001077d00002422sv00001077sd00000136bc0Csc04i00"
Driver Info #0:
Driver Status: qla2400 is not active
Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe qla2400"
Driver Info #1:
Driver Status: qla2xxx is active
Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe qla2xxx"
Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #22 (PCI bridge)


where qla2xxx is active and loaded but qla2400 is not loaded

Resolution

This is not a Bug or misconfiguration, it is a change in the driver.

With SLES10 there is only qla2xxx. The Firmware for the different Cards is loaded
during initialization.

qla2?00 is not available nor needed in SLES10 anymore.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:3202687
  • Creation Date:06-FEB-07
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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