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fp

Section: Devices (7d)
Updated: 15 May 2006
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NAME

fp - Sun Fibre Channel port driver  

DESCRIPTION

The fp driver is a Sun fibre channel nexus driver that enables fibre channel topology discovery, device discovery, fibre channel adapter port management and other capabilities through well-defined fibre channel adapter driver interfaces.

The fp driver requires the presence of a fabric name server in fabric and public loop topologies to discover fibre channel devices. In private loop topologies, the driver discovers devices by performing PLOGI to all valid AL_PAs, provided that devices do not participate in LIRP and LILP stages of loop initialization.  

CONFIGURATION

The fp driver is configured by defining properties in the fp.conf file. Note that you must reboot the system to have any changes you make to fp.conf take effect. The fp driver supports the following properties:

mpxio-disable

Solaris I/O multipathing is enabled or disabled on fibre channel devices with the mpxio-disable property. Specifying mpxio-disable="no" activates I/O multipathing, while mpxio-disable="yes" disables the feature. Solaris I/O multipathing may be enabled or disabled on a per port basis. Per port settings override the global setting for the specified ports. The following example shows how to disable multipathing on port 0 whose parent is [email protected],600000/SUNW,[email protected]:


name="fp"    parent="[email protected],600000/SUNW,[email protected]"    port=0
mpxio-disable="yes";

manual_configuration_only

Automatic configuration of SCSI devices in the fabric is enabled by default and thus allows all devices discovered in the SAN zone to be enumerated in the kernel's device tree automatically. The manual_configuration_only property may be configured to disable the default behavior and force the manual configuration of the devices in the SAN. Specifying manual_configuration_only=1 disables the automatic configuration of devices.

pwwn-lun-blacklist

Allows you to specify target port WWNs and LUN numbers you do not want configured. LUN numbers are interpreted as decimals. White spaces and commas (',') can be used in the list of LUN numbers.


     #
     # pwwn-lun-blacklist=
     # "target-port-wwn,lun-list"
     #
     # To prevent LUNs 1 and 2 from being configured for target
     # port 510000f010fd92a1 and target port 510000e012079df1, set:
     #
     # pwwn-lun-blacklist=
     # "510000f010fd92a1,1,2",
     # "510000e012079df1,1,2";
     #


 

FILES

/kernel/drv/fp

32-bit ELF kernel driver (x86)

/kernel/drv/amd64/fp

64-bit ELF kernel driver (x86)

/kernel/drv/sparcv9/fp

64-bit ELF kernel driver (SPARC)

/kernel/drv/fp.conf

fp driver configuration file.

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
mpxio-disableUnstable
manual_configuration_onlyObsolete
AvailabilitySUNWfctl

 

SEE ALSO

cfgadm_fp(1M), prtconf(1M), stmsboot(1M), driver.conf(4), attributes(5), fcp(7D), fctl(7D), scsi_vhci(7D)

Writing Device Drivers

Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface (FC-PH) ANSI X3.230: 1994

Fibre Channel Generic Services (FC-GS-2) Project 1134-D

Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) ANSI X3.272-1996

Fibre Channel Protocol for SCSI (FCP) ANSI X3.269-1996

SCSI-3 Architecture Model (SAM) Fibre Channel Private Loop SCSI Direct Attach (FC-PLDA) ANSI X3.270-1996

SCSI Direct Attach (FC-PLDA) ANSI X3.270-1996

SCSI Direct Attach (FC-PLDA) NCITS TR-19:1998

Fabric Loop Attachment (FC-FLA), NCITS TR-20:1998


 

Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
CONFIGURATION
FILES
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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