R610 isci offload key option

Narendra_K at Dell.com Narendra_K at Dell.com
Thu Feb 17 13:09:00 CST 2011

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Ton Damen
> Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2011 3:48 AM
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> Subject: R610 isci offload key option
> Hi,
> How can I detect the present of the iscsi offload hardware key in a 
> PowerEdge R610?
> There's nothing in the dmesg about it.
> Running linux Centos 5.5.
> If you start an iSCSI offload session with the iscsi initiator then the bnx2i driver will get used. If you have a hardware offload key then you won't get a message else you should see a message saying that you don't have the hardware key in dmesg

Also, the BIOS shows the information under "Integrated devices -> Embedded NIC N -> Capabilities" as iSOE if the system has the key installed.

With regards,
Narendra K

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