BROADCOM NETXTREME II OFFLOAD ISCSI DRIVER

Sign up using Facebook. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. The C-NIC offers acceleration for all popular protocols used in the data center, such as:. Below is from the iSCSI config guide: Support for multicast addresses via bits hashing hardware function. Separate licences are required for all offloading technologies.

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Below is from the iSCSI config guide: Maybe it was just that I was doing something wrong. Additionally SAN HQ that comes with Dell EqualLogic provides additional confirmation and insight at the storage system level in regards to changes in perfomance. I hope this helps. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, broadcoom acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website iscs subject to these policies.

Are these drivers necessary for supporting bnx2i? I am using open-iscsi initiator and using bnx2i broadcom offload driver However, there are many related drivers – bnx2, bnx2x and cnic drivers available. Email Required, but never shown. SPSN 1 8 The TOE support on the adapter significantly reduces the host CPU utilization while preserving the implementation of the operating system stack. The bnx2 driver is the networking driver; the bnx2i is the iSCSI offload driver; and the cnic driver is the ‘broker’ that supports the features required by the bnx2i iSCSI offload driver.

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Can someone elaborate on the data flow and dependency when using initiator and bnx2i? Darren DeHaven 1 1. The adapter driver intelligently adjusts host interrupt frequency based on traffic conditions to increase overall application throughput. When traffic is heavy, the adapter issues one host interrupt for multiple, back-to-back incoming packets, preserving host CPU cycles.

Functionality and Features: Broadcom NetXtreme II™ Network Adapter User Guide

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It can be only used as software iSCSI iscdi.

Separate licences are required for all offloading technologies. You have to “bind” the vmhba and the vmnic ports. Presumably, eth5 already has an IP address assigned to it we are hoping to use it for iSCSI communications, after all, and that gets tough if we rboadcom no IP configured.

In the below performance graphs it is clear to see that as soon as the switch from software initiator with jumbo frames to hardware initiator without jumbo frames is made, the difference is clear!

[CentOS] iSCSI offload with Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM5709.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, 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. If you then inspect one of the newly discovered nodes, you should see the transport displayed thus: Does anybody have a clue about this? I was using the updated driver package from broadcom, I tried around June As my friend told “Intel NIC is usually the preference”.

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Jumbo frames up to 9 KB.

Broadcom Advanced Control Suite 2 issci and configuration software suite. Now, to use that specific interface to query my NAS, I simply specify the iface name on the iscsiadm commandline: Thanks in advance, Lemmy.

Using the Broadcom teaming software, you can split your network into virtual LANs VLANs as well as group multiple network adapters together into teams to provide network load balancing and fault tolerance functionality.

WOL is not supported on blade servers. Therefore, the adapter’s iSCSI offload architecture is unique as evident by the split between hardware and host processing. iscsii

That permanently adds the specified IP address to the iscsi interface.