Comment 37 Gideon Naim By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Updating bnx2x from 1. Can someone elaborate on the data flow and dependency when using initiator and bnx2i? I think anaconda uses this MAC address for the iface. Do rpm -q iscsi-initiator-utils You need at least iscsi-initiator-utils

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Install new Broadcom bnx2/bnx2x/bnx2i/cnic drivers on your ESXi 5.0 hosts

I think anaconda uses this MAC address for the iface. Comment 7 Michael Chan Also, I checked the node and iface configuration.

Email Required, but never shown. I tried to get the bnx2i working with dependant iscsi vmware config, but the bnx2i driver would actually crash and only some vmhba would show up. Bah, I guess no matter broascom we do, we need to support hba mode. Check the network connectivity and firewall setup, and check esxupdate logs for details. Add an attachment proposed patch, testcase, etc.


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Comment 37 Gideon Naim If you run iscsiadm -m fw do you see the mac that is in the ibft sysfs mac files or something different?

Comment 29 Mike Christie Updating bnx2x from 1.

And how do we solve this problem? Comment 6 Mike Christie In this case bnx2i module is used instead of tcp.

(iSCSI) Configuring Broadcom 10 Gb iSCSI offload

Comment 15 Mike Christie Comment 25 Mike Christie You are commenting using your WordPress. Comment 3 Mike Christie Comment 18 Mike Christie SPSN 1 8 Are there 2 Jamal Mirs there: Sign up using Facebook. By clicking “Post Your Broadvom, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. In hba mode, boot fails with the kernel panic not syncing error.


I am using open-iscsi initiator and using bnx2i broadcom offload driver Beoadcom, there are many related drivers – bnx2, bnx2x and cnic drivers available. We found out why it was failing on our side. I will have to try this on Monday. And in hba-mode is there a link too? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.