[CentOS-virt] missing bnx2x firmware files in Xen4CentOS CentOS6 kernel 3.18.12-11

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Jul 7 17:20:07 UTC 2015

On 07/07/2015 12:00 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 07/07/2015 10:36 AM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 8:43 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>>> On 07/05/2015 11:35 AM, T.Weyergraf wrote:
>>>> Hi folks
>>>> As mentioned in the subject, kernel-3.18.12-11 is missing firmware files
>>>> required to run Broadcom/Qlogic network cards, driven by bnx2x driver.
>>>> While in the source-rpm, there is a bnx2/bnx2x firmware tgz being
>>>> applied during the rpm build, along with a patch adding these firmware
>>>> files to firmware/Makefile, neither the tgz nor the patch contain the
>>>> required firmware files. In 3.18, the driver bumped to version
>>>> 1.710.51-0, requiring the following firmware files/versions to work:
>>>> firmware:       bnx2x/bnx2x-e2-
>>>> firmware:       bnx2x/bnx2x-e1h-
>>>> firmware:       bnx2x/bnx2x-e1-
>>>> I helped myself by either copying the required firmware-files to the
>>>> target-machines' /lib/firmware/bnx2x dir and ultimately by adding the
>>>> files to the source-rpm along with a new Makefile patch and rebuilding
>>>> the kernel rpms.
>>>> However, as bnx2x NICs seem quite commonplace these days, I suggest to
>>>> fix this 'upstream'. If required, I can provide the (trivial) patch. I
>>>> pulled the firmware-files from a CentOS 7 stock kernel.
>>>> Regards
>>>> Thomas
>>> Thomas,
>>> Please see if this kernel solves your issues:
>>> http://people.centos.org/hughesjr/xen-kernel/x86_64/Packages/
>>> Thanks,
>>> Johnny Hughes
>> There was a response, "Nope, those did not work". See:
>> https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=9030#c23582
> That is a different person (I think .. maybe not), so I will wait for a
> reply here too and I will make sure I have the latest fw files from
> kernel.org again.

OH .. I see, I did not get the firmware files, but their git pointer info :)

I will rebuild and repost.

Johnny Hughes

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