Friday, June 3, 2011

Checking Firmware Version Of Qlogic HBA Card Via scli On Linux: Objective


To check firmware version of Qlogic HBA card via scli on Linux system running on IBM xSeries (called System x nowadays)
What is scli?
SANsurfer CLI – Management tool (command line interface).
Step-By-Step
[root@pungkur ~]# gunzip scli-1.7.3-32t1.i386.rpm.gz
[root@pungkur ~]# rpm -ivh scli-1.7.3-32t1.i386.rpm
Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
   1:scli                   ########################################### [100%]
[root@pungkur ~]# rpm -qi scli
Name        : scli                         Relocations: ${_prefix}
Version     : 1.7.3                             Vendor: QLogic Corporation
Release     : 32                            Build Date: Fri 18 Jun 2010 03:26:36 AM MYT
Install Date: Fri 15 Oct 2010 07:49:31 PM MYT      Build Host: eir
Group       : Applications/Qlogic           Source RPM: scli-1.7.3-32.src.rpm
Size        : 5039135                          License: http://www.qlogic.com/supportx0/agreement.asp
Signature   : (none)
Packager    : Cang Huynh
URL         : http://wwww.qlogic.com
Summary     : SANsurfer FC HBA CLI
Description :
QLogic FC HBA Command Line Interface application
  • Checking firmware version,
·         [root@sgbcmssub01 ~]# scli -i
·         --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
·         Host Name                      : pungkur
·         HBA Instance                   : 0
·         HBA Model                      : QLE2460
·         HBA Description                : QLE2460 PCI Express to 4Gb FC Single Channel
·         HBA ID                         : 0-QLE2460
·         HBA Alias                      :
·         HBA Port                       : 1
·         Port Alias                     :
·         Node Name                      : 20-00-00-1B-32-93-CC-5C
·         Port Name                      : 21-00-00-1B-32-93-CC-5C
·         Port ID                        : 0A-1C-00
·         Serial Number                  : RFC0938M68940
·         Driver Version                 : 8.03.00.10.05.04-k
·         BIOS Version                   : 1.28
·         Driver Firmware Version        : 4.04.09 (486)
·         Flash BIOS Version             : 1.28
·         Flash FCode Version            : 1.24
·         Flash EFI Version              : 1.08
·         Flash Firmware Version         : 4.00.26
·         Actual Connection Mode         : Point to Point
·         Actual Data Rate               : 4 Gbps
·         PortType (Topology)            : NPort
·         Target Count                   : 2
·         PCI Bus Number                 : 12
·         PCI Device Number              : 0
·         PCIe Max Bus Width             : x4
·         PCIe Max Bus Speed             : 2.5 Gbps
·         PCIe Negotiated Width          : x4
·         PCIe Negotiated Speed          : 2.5 Gbps
·         HBA Status                     : Online
·         --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
·         Host Name                      : pungkur
·         HBA Instance                   : 1
·         HBA Model                      : QLE2460
·         HBA Description                : QLE2460 PCI Express to 4Gb FC Single Channel
·         HBA ID                         : 1-QLE2460
·         HBA Alias                      :
·         HBA Port                       : 1
·         Port Alias                     :
·         Node Name                      : 20-00-00-1B-32-93-C8-5F
·         Port Name                      : 21-00-00-1B-32-93-C8-5F
·         Port ID                        : 12-14-00
·         Serial Number                  : RFC0938M69704
·         Driver Version                 : 8.03.00.10.05.04-k
·         BIOS Version                   : 1.28
·         Driver Firmware Version        : 4.04.09 (486)
·         Flash BIOS Version             : 1.28
·         Flash FCode Version            : 1.24
·         Flash EFI Version              : 1.08
·         Flash Firmware Version         : 4.00.26
·         Actual Connection Mode         : Point to Point
·         Actual Data Rate               : 4 Gbps
·         PortType (Topology)            : NPort
·         Target Count                   : 2
·         PCI Bus Number                 : 18
·         PCI Device Number              : 0
·         PCIe Max Bus Width             : x4
·         PCIe Max Bus Speed             : 2.5 Gbps
·         PCIe Negotiated Width          : x4
·         PCIe Negotiated Speed          : 2.5 Gbps
·         HBA Status                     : Online
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