NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Feb 15 08:39:30 UTC 2010


manoj.iyer at canonical.com wrote:
> I am getting report that cdimage.ubuntu.com is too slow, and disconnects 
> often. See below for details.
> 
> Anyone have any suggestions ?

As you happen to live in the US, can you confirm this? Have you suggested him to
use wget (which at least can restart from partial downloads)?

Stefan

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 23:36:00 -0800
> From: Sony Chacko <sony.chacko at qlogic.com>
> To: "manoj.iyer at canonical.com" <manoj.iyer at canonical.com>
> Cc: Ameen Rahman <ameen.rahman at qlogic.com>
> Subject: RE: NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)
> 
> Manoj,
> 
> This site is too slow and image download is taking way too much time and it gets disconnected often.
> It would be great if could send as a CD if available or a faster site address to access from US.
> Regards,
> Sony
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: manoj.iyer at canonical.com [mailto:manoj.iyer at canonical.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 7:58 AM
> To: Sony Chacko
> Cc: Ameen Rahman
> Subject: RE: NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)
> 
> 
> Sony,
> 
> You can get the latest ISO Images for Ubuntu Lucid from:
> 
> http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-server/daily/current/
> 
> There are videos on how to install and setup Ubuntu on youtube, here is an
> exmaple:
> 
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uUTO475Sps&feature=related
> 
> After you install Ubuntu, you can download and copy over the files from:
> 
> http://people.canonical.com/~manjo/lucid-netxen-kernel/
> 
> And install the .deb files by doing:
> 
> sudo dpkg -i --force-all linux-*.deb
> 
> and reboot, to boot into the new kernel. Hope this helps.
> 
> Cheers
> --- manjo
> 
> On Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Sony Chacko wrote:
> 
>> Manoj,
>>
>> It would be great if you have any installation and bringup instructions, We have mostly Fedora and SUSE based systems
>> In our Lab.
>>
>> Regards,
>> --Sony
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: manoj.iyer at canonical.com [mailto:manoj.iyer at canonical.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 12:47 PM
>> To: Sony Chacko
>> Cc: manoj.iyer at canonical.com; Ameen Rahman
>> Subject: RE: NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)
>>
>>
>> The images are tagged AMD64 for historic reasons, but it will work on any
>> x86_64 CPU, Intel or AMD.
>>
>>
>> Cheers
>> --- manjo
>>
>> On Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Sony Chacko wrote:
>>
>>> Manoj,
>>>
>>> Can you give us an Intel image, we do not have AMD systems available here.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> --Sony
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ameen Rahman
>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 12:28 AM
>>> To: Dept_NX_Linux_NIC_Driver; Balashree Tummalapalli; Dhiraj Surana; Madhu Lakshmanan; Pankaj Surana; Varsha Ambhore
>>> Subject: FW: NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)
>>>
>>> Request for Ubuntu/Debian testing. P3 only.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ameen Rahman
>>> Sent: Monday, February 08, 2010 1:27 PM
>>> To: manoj.iyer at canonical.com; Amit Salecha; dann frazier
>>> Cc: Ameen Rahman
>>> Subject: RE: NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)
>>>
>>> Manoj,
>>>
>>> We will try this and get back to you.
>>>
>>> If you have any instructions on how we bring the system up with these kernels please let us know. That would help to speed up the driver testing on our side.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> -Ameen
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: manoj.iyer at canonical.com [mailto:manoj.iyer at canonical.com]
>>> Sent: Monday, February 08, 2010 1:04 PM
>>> To: Amit Salecha; Ameen Rahman; dann frazier
>>> Cc: kernel-team at lists.ubuntu.com
>>> Subject: RE: NetXen nx3fwct.bin firmware (fwd)
>>>
>>>
>>> Ameen/Amit/Dann,
>>>
>>> I have integrated all the patches that Ameen and Amit pointed me to, I
>>> pulled in 2 additional patches to satisfy build errors due to missing
>>> defines. I have a 64bit kernel debs in
>>>
>>> http://people.ubuntu.com/~manjo/lucid-netxen-kernel/
>>>
>>> Can you pls verify that this kernel works with the netxen cards and looks
>>> ok? I can then submit these patches to the lucid maintainer.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> --- manjo
>>>
> 





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