Hi, this might be a dumb question but do ConnectX-3 cards support speeds like 2.5gb and 5gb in EN mode because, i have been looking into getting one for my server and want to know if i will need a more expensive switch?
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Being a freshman on SR-IOV config, I'm desperate and would like to hear some advice from experts.
What I'm trying to do is to setup a 10GE direct link, without involving switches, between my desktop and my home server.
The intended usage is to split LAN and Internet access from my desktop...
I looking for a better understanding on the difference between IPOIB and ETH mode on ConnectX-3 adapters (40/40 IB/Eth)
Couldn't find answers to my questions online; if someone could point me towards the right direction, it would be much appreciated.
1. My understanding is the IPOIB runs on top...
My lab is a HyperV cluster composed of 4 x HP DL170e servers and 1 x Dell RX720XD with Windows Server 2019.
HP Servers > HyperV Hosts
Dell Server > Storage Server (ISCSI and SMB).
I purchased 1 ConnectX3 40GB dual port card for the Dell server (part number MCX354A-QCBT).
I'm using a pair of dual port Connectx-3 cards (Part# MCX354A-FCBT on FW 2.42.5000 ) and I seem to be stuck at 10Gb.
My ultimate goal is to get to pure Infiniband connectivity between the servers and the storage.
I have Dell PowerConnect 8132(N4032) switches AND a pair of Mellanox IS5022...
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Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies QSFP AOC 40G 1.2, 2m
2x HP/Mellanox 649281-B21 ConnectX-3 VPI FDR IB Infiniband + 40GbE QSFP Adapter Cards.
These cards are equivalent to Mellanox part number MCX354A-FCBT and have had...
I picked up a nearly-new Epyc motherboard through the forums a few days ago, and for some reason it's not picking up my ConnectX-3 card at all (single port, 10GbE, I believe MCX311A-XCAT). I've tried multiple slots, and it's neither included in the IPMI inventory nor in lspci output, and there's...
Bought two cards
Mellanox MCX311A-XCAT CX311A ConnectX-3 EN 10G Ethernet 10GbE SFP Network Card
for a Peer to Peer (Ubuntu to Windows 10)
First didn't initialise - then initialised - now not :(
Try swapping cards over - no change
Tried without fixing card, just in case screw...
We've been buying reasonably priced Mellanox Connectx-3 SFP+ 10Gbe NICs over the past couple of years, usually for around $17 to $20 on ebay (US). These days however, all these cards are priced at around $40. :(
Any recommendations for good alternatives? I've seen some dual-port SolarFlare...
Hello, I just bought a few of these from the popular eBay listingthat seems to have a huge quantity. I'm trying to install one of them in a Windows 10 gaming rig, which has an i9-9900k on an Aorus Master Z390.
I can't get any of the cards I bought (3) to be recognized by the computer in any way...
This thread is posted in order to pay back our fourms, beacuse the Inspiration comes from here. Will give us a new choice with Two port SFP+ 10GB Ethernet card，cheap and easy ！
This thread tell you how to use a transfer suit to get a cheap 10GB Ethernet card，and a little work...
So I had an opportunity to grab some Mellanox branded mcx354a-tcbt cards for cheap.
Has anyone tried to get 40GB ethernet out of these? I'm planning to use it without any switches or smth, just point-to-point. Since it basically the QCBT with the addition of FDR10, I hope I would be able to...
My question is regarding connecting a few ConnectX-3 devices (SFP+).
For my home lab, I am looking to upgrade the connections on 3 systems, all linux.
They are already connected at 1gb ethernet and I would like to get them all to 5gb or 10gb if possible. I mention 5gb first because I am not...
I bought two second-hand ConnectX-3 (Model No CX311A, P/N MCX311A-XCAR) .
These two cards work as expectation except these two cards have exact same permanent MAC address, please refer the attached photos and snapshot.
The labels shown mac address should be "E4 1D 2D 6D XX XX", but the...
Recently bought a Dell branded mellanox connectx-3 (CX322A PN: 19RNV) off ebay to put into my server but so far with my testing, I've not been able to get it to show up.
Since my server is presently in bits awaiting a rebuild, I tried it in my old X79 based machine. I took it's intel X710 card...
Need help getting SR-IOV (inifiniband) to work with Proxmox-ve. I’ve installed MLX_OFED_LINUX ver 4.3-188.8.131.52 installed on both the host (proxmox ve 5.4-3 and the guest (ubuntu 18.04). I’ve enabled SR-IOV in the firmware of the card, SR-IOV on MLX_OFED Driver and go the point of...
This is a continuation of previous discussion here:
NFSv3 vs NFSv4 vs iSCSI for ESXI datastores
OK, so there is good news and bad news about connectx-3 and iser on esxi.
First the bad news.
The bad news is, there are issues with flow control which might or might not be able to be resolved...
From it's specifications it looks like the dual qsfp connectx-3 has 3W qsfp support including LR4. From the firmware release notes 40gb support:
Some internet posts of ethtool run on this show supported link types of 40000baseLR4/Full. 56 GbE over a ConnectX-3 VPI...