Firmware Version 6.x Release Notes: IBM SAN b-type

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

Brocade FabricOS v6.x Release Notes.

Resolving the problem

Note:

  • Tape pipelining is not supported using FOS 6.3.1b

Release Notes v6.4.3f
Release Notes v6.4.3e
Release Notes v6.4.3d
Release Notes v6.4.3c
Release Notes v6.4.3b
Release Notes v6.4.3
Release Notes v6.4.2b
Release Notes v6.4.2a1
Release Notes v6.4.1b
Release Notes v6.4.1a
Release Notes v6.4.0c1
Release Notes v6.3.2e
Release Notes v6.3.2d
Release Notes v6.3.2b
Release Notes v6.3.1c
Release Notes v6.3.1b
Release Notes v6.3.0d 1
Release Notes v6.2.2f
Release Notes v6.2.2e
Release Notes v6.2.2d
Release Notes v6.2.0e1
Release Notes v6.1.2c
Release Notes v6.1.2 1
Release Notes v6.1.0c
Release Notes v6.0.0c 1

Release 6 Firmware

The above versions are the versions currently supported by IBM for the SAN b-type switch products listed below. Customers on other versions are encouraged to migrate to one of the above versions.

Product Support Cross Reference
IBM Model
2499- 384
2499- 192
2498- B40 B80
2498- B24
2498-
R06
2498- E32
2109- M48
2005- R04
3758 -B32, -L32
Brocade Model
DCX
DCX4S
5100 5300
300
7800 BES
48000
7500E
8000
v6.0.x
X
X
v6.1.x
X
X
X 3
X
X
X 3
v6.2.x
X
X
X
X 3
X
X
v6.3.x
X
X
X
X 3
X
X
X
X 3
v6.4.x
X
X
X
X 3
X
X
X
X
X 3

1 FICON qualified release. See https://www-304.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink/lib03020.nsf/pages/switchesAndDirectorsQualifiedForIbmSystemZRFiconRAndFcpChannels?OpenDocument. Port based routing required.
3 Product not supported for use with FICON attachment for this release.

FICON support is available on 2005-R04 as of FOS 6.1.1 and later.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Director IBM System Storage SAN768B Fabric Backbone
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Director IBM Director (2109-M48)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Router SAN06B-R (2498-R06)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Router SAN04B-R Router (2005-R04)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Director IBM System Storage SAN384B Fabric Backbone
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Switch SAN24B-4 Switch (2498-B24)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Switch SAN40B-4 Switch (2498-B40)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Switch SAN80B-4 Switch (2498-B80)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN32B-E4 (2498-E32)

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Document information


More support for:

SAN Directors

Version:

6.0

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Software edition:

N/A

Reference #:

S1003220

Modified date:

2014-05-30

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