StrataDOC (Linux Version): Release 126.96.36.199
This document contains supplemental information for ftServer System Software for the Linux Operating System, Release 188.8.131.52. It was published on July 31, 2009.
For general release information, see the Release Notes: Stratus ftServer System Software for the Linux Operating System (R005L-09C) or the complete set of documentation for ftServer System Software for the Linux Operating System, Release 5.1.7.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Release Information
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux™, Release 4.8 is now supported for use with ftServer System Software for the Linux Operating System, Release 184.108.40.206.
MINIMUM KERNEL: kernel-smp-2.6.9-89.EL
Minimum Firmware Required for ftSys 220.127.116.11
Please update your firmware levels to the following revisions when running ftSys 18.104.22.168 or above.
CPU BIOS: 2.2:60
Baseboard Management Controller (BMC): 2.10
Revision Checking for BIOS and BMC Firmware
During an upgrade install.sh will check BIOS and BMC revisions and if not at the minimum revision will exit with comments that an upgrade of the BIOS, BMC, or both is required.
During an IPL or upgrade ft-harvestBmcChkpts reports below revision information for the BIOS and BMC in the
The Link to Emulex Web Site is Out of Date
In the Installing the HBAnywhere Utility section in the ftScalable Storage Getting Started manual (R601-11) the link to "Emulex Web site" is out of date (ftl_doc:12593). The current link is located at:
Error Message During First Boot After Linux Installation
This problem (ftl_redhat:81890) has been resolved by RedHat and is no longer an issue. This problem is documented in the Release Notes Known Problems section.