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Does Solaris 10 10/09 release have NPIV support for LDOMs

Posted on 2010-08-12
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Does Solaris 10 10/09 release have NPIV support for LDOMs?  I believe Open Solaris has this functionality but it is my understanding is that this is not yet included in Solaris.
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by:Joseph Gan
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According to this PDF, which is included in Solaris:

www.emulex.com/artifacts/ddf25e8c-1d8e-456f.../solaris10-6.pdf 
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by:Joseph Gan
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Figure 1—NPIV Development Timeline
Emulex and
IBM begin
NPIV design
2001
NPIV Standard
adopted by
ANSI T11
2003
Emulex first to
demo NPIV on
VMware at SNW
2004
Emulex first to
ship NPIV-ready
4Gb/s FC HBA
2005
Emulex first to
ship NPIV-ready
8Gb/s FC HBA
Feb. 2008
Emulex first to
ship NPIV support
for Solaris 10
July 2008
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by:macklinj
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These just show that Emulex has support for NPIV.  QLogic also has such support.  This does not mean that Solaris actually supports NPIV functionality for LDOMs.
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From the Open Solaris site, http://hub.opensolaris.org/bin/view/Project+npiv/, it It appears this functionality is available in Open Solaris.  Since the project was created in October 2009 I can only assume this is not yet part of Solaris since the last release was 10/09.  Possibly Solaris 11 will include this functionality.
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