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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Because I don’t have a slim fan. Those two heat pipes pair with 0.1a delta 8020 fan made the temperature 61.7 degree, with a Foxconn 0.16a 8028 fan is 60 degree. Room temperature around 22 degree.
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    This is my 7250-24
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    #by usb device# copy disk0 flash spz10114.bin bootrom #by tftp device# copy tftp flash 10.176.220.51 spz10114.bin bootrom
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    My poor Wallet

    I have the same motherboard. Sadly this board unsupported ipmi oob bios update.
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    Help Wanted: Supermicro x10SL7-F Now stuck in infinite boot loop

    Same bug with bios 3.4 of my x10slm-f, I rolled back to 3.3 bios. From bios release notes " Fixed failure of chipsec items BLE, BWP, and TCO SMI lock. " I think is the broken bios code related with PCH chipset.
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    Flash HP Mellanox MCX556A (HP 872726-B21)

    In windows I can use two ports. But my card is 25g only eth function.
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    Flash HP Mellanox MCX556A (HP 872726-B21)

    The disadvantage of my find out is only one port show up in uefi and can’t save any changes of setting after exit uefi. The only way save your settings of firmware is in os by mlxconfig.
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    Flash HP Mellanox MCX556A (HP 872726-B21)

    VPD info of Connectx-3 with qsfp connector is stored in a 24c32 i2c eeprom which is located at the pcb backside, that would be backup and restore with a i2c or ch341a programmer very easily. But CX5 nic no more dedicated i2c eeprom. Like this...
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    Flash HP Mellanox MCX556A (HP 872726-B21)

    1 You could dump the firmware from the good hpe one flint -d <device> ri orig_firmware.bin 2 Save basic info such as GUIDs, MACs from bad card flint -d <device> query full > flint_query.txt 3 Then flash it into the bad one. flint -d <device> -i <orig_firmware.bin> -ocr -ignore_dev_data -...
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    Beware of EMC switches sold as Mellanox SX6XXX on eBay

    Instead of flashing mlnxbase into the first OS area, /dev/mtdblock6, TFTPing into the manufacturing OS from https://forums.servethehome.com/ind...anox-sx6xxx-on-ebay.10786/page-42#post-288220 has all the tools necessary to cross-flash the switch,and then just follow the Conversion Guide step 4-6.
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    40gb nic split to 4 10G port ?dream come to true ?

    I upgraded 40g ql45412 will extract HW_INIT MBA MFW and META, no PLDM.bin file. Upgraded the 620qsfp28 with MFW.bin from qlogic 8.52.18 but no surprises, the port still locked at 25g.
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    Connectx-5 25gb $50usd

    Are those cards ship to US?
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    Connectx-5 25gb $50usd

    MLN-CX512F HPE Ethernet 10/25Gb 2-port 641SFP28 Network Adapter P10109-B21pcie x16 MLN-CX512F HPE Ethernet 10/25Gb 2-port 641SFP28 Network Adapter P10109-B21 | eBay
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    Beware of EMC switches sold as Mellanox SX6XXX on eBay

    Mlnx-os 3.3.4402 will recognized those ethernet interface, but if you go 3.6.8012 directly you have to follow the guide's step.4 to handle the management ethernet interface name mapping even on the native sx6036.