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Chelsio Unified wire adapters are qualified with the IBM Storwize family all-flash and hybrid storage solutions to enable a cost-effective, optimized operation expense, and flexible heterogeneous storage systems.

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IBM Storwize Qualified Adapters

Chelsio P/N T6225-CR
Platform Storwize V5000, V7000, V7000F

Chelsio Unified Wire Software for Linux supports both OpenPOWER based servers and IBM Power systems across all adapters. Current driver package for OpenPOWER and Power systems comes with an interactive installer to install the various drivers and utilities and supports the following key features:

  • L2 NIC
  • TCP/IP Offload (TOE)
  • iWARP RDMA Offload
  • iSCSI Offload (Target and Initiator)
  • Traffic Classification and Filtering
  • DPDK Offload
  • Traffic Management and QoS

The following Chelsio Adapters were certified to be OpenPOWER Ready.

Supported OpenPOWER Ready and Offload Initiator Adapters

Chelsio P/N T62100-CR T62100-LP-CR T62100-SO-CR T61100-OCP T6225-OCP T6225-SO-CR T6225-LL-CR
Ports 2x40/50/100G 1x40/50/100G 2x1/10/25G
Connector Type QSFP28 SFP28
Host Interface PCIe Gen3 x16 PCIe Gen3 x8
Form Factor Half Size Low Profile OCP Low Profile
Concurr. Conn. 32k 256 1k 32k
Power (Typical) 22W 19W 16W 18W 15W 10W 16W
Airflow 200 LFM (Linear Feet Per minute)
Chelsio P/N T580-OCP T580-SO-CR T580-LP-CR T580-CR T6425-CR T6225-CR
Ports 2x40G 4x1/10/25G 2x1/10/25G
Connector Type QSFP+ Cage SFP28
Host Interface PCIe Gen3 x8
Form Factor OCP Low Profile Half Size Low Profile
Concurr. Conn. 256 1k 32k
Power (Typical) 12W 17W 21W 26W 13W
Airflow 200 LFM (Linear Feet Per minute)
Chelsio P/N T520-OCP T520-SO-CR T520-CR T520-LL-CR T540-CR T540-BT T520-BT
Ports 2x1/10G 4x1/10G 4x100M/1G/10G 2x100M/1G/10G
Connector Type SFP+ Cage RJ-45
Host Interface PCIe Gen3 x8
Form Factor OCP Low Profile Half Size Low Profile
Concurr. Conn. 256 1k 32k
Power (Typical) 9W 12W 16W 16W 26W 20W
Airflow 200 LFM (Linear Feet Per minute)
 

Supported Drivers and Firmware

iSER and iSCSI Offload Initiator Drivers and Firmware

The Chelsio iSER and iSCSI Offload Initiator drivers are inboxed in all major Linux distributions like RHEL7.4. Initiator machines with these drivers can connect to the IBM Storwize family storage systems.

Please use the below package to update the Firmware on the Adapters.
Description:
Release Date:
File Name:
Version:
File Size:
Md5sum:
Support Docs:

Chelsio T5/T6 Firmware v1.18.9.0

03/27/2018
Chelsiofw-1.18.9.0.zip
1.18.9.0
895 KB
338febcbd824a4072d4f54cb174ea810
README, Release Notes

Windows Offload Initiator Drivers

Driver:

Release Date:
File Name:
Version:
File Size:
Md5sum:
Support Docs:
Supported OS:
 

Chelsio Unified Wire InstallShield v6.9.11.0_WIN_006.0.19 - Azure Stack & WHQL Certified

05/14/2018
ChelsioUwire_6.9.11.0_WIN_006.0.19.exe
6.9.11.0_WIN_006.0.19
31 MB
d7797272ff76897f0ccddc1ea9a32fb7
README, Release Notes, User Guide
Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 Client Anniversary Update, Windows Server 2012 R2
Note: The InstallShield installs NDIS function driver (v6.9.11.0) and firmware (v1.18.9.0). The driver supports NIC, SR-IOV, ND, SMB Direct, NVGRE, VXLAN Offload functionalities, PacketDirect, VMMQ (vRSS), RSSv2, Ring Backbone, SR, S2D, iSCSI and DCB.

ESX Drivers

Driver:
Release Date:
File Name:
Version:
File Size:
Md5sum:
Support Docs:

Chelsio Native Network Driver v2.0.0.21 for VMware ESXi 6.5

02/08/2018
VMW-ESX-6.5.0-cxl-2.0.0.21-7758199.zip
2.0.0.21
4.6 MB
4e6a38456552cbb31340cb9fab64358d
README, Release Notes

Linux Drivers for IBM Power and OpenPOWER Systems

Description:
Release Date:
File Name:
Version:
File Size:
Md5sum:
Support Docs:

Chelsio Unified Wire v3.7.1.0

04/23/2018
ChelsioUwire-3.7.1.0.tar.gz
3.7.1.0
398.53 MB
d075a844516583c886d2cd1d2417dde2
README, Release Notes, User Guide


Please visit Chelsio Download Center to download the drivers for other operating systems.