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    Mellanox WinOF powershell cmdlets not working in Windows 10 (ConnectX-3 SMB Direct/RDMA)

    Hello, I got two MCX314 cards, and I am trying to make SMB direct in windows 10 working. I enabled DCB and SMB Direct in windows features, updated firmware to 2.42 and installed WinOF 5.35 In Mellanox guide for Windows 2012, It is specified that for WinOF 4.9 or higher, RoCE version has to be...
  2. MiniKnight

    Mellanox ConnectX-4 40GbE $80

    Sick! MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. MCX4131A-BCAT CONNECTX-4 LX EN NETWORK INTERFACE | eBay ConnectX-4 QSFP28 cards. The picture is of a dual port model but the model number is the single port model. Spec sheet
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    DAC Question: Mellanox MCX314A-BCBT <-> Arista 7050QX-32

    Searched through the forums and can't find a definitive answer regarding a DAC for this setup. Hoping someone has first hand experience. If a gun was to my head I would buy this: Arista Networks CAB-Q-Q-1M 40G QSFP+ DAC Cable | FS.COM Just looking to make sure I get something that works...
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    40G Network Setup Advice Needed

    Hi everybody, I need to setup a 40G network, I am connecting a single workstation with a server. As of right now, I only need point-to-point between these two machines. Distance is app. 15m. Been reading up on 40G required hardware, but am a little bit confused, so I have some questions -...
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    A small 10gbe home network. Need a advice.

    Hello everybody I plan to upgrade my home network to 10 gbps (and I'm a bit noob on this issue) And that's why I plan to buy several network cards with FPS + from eBay based on which I want to create a PC router. What adapters can you recommend? For no problem working in windows 10 / server 2012...
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    Canada WTB: Mellanox MTM000574 dual QSFP full height bracket

    Looking for a pair of these MTM000574 brackets shipped to Toronto Ontario Canada. Mellanox Full height Dual QSFP bracket to fit MCX354A card. Thanks
  7. H8ROADS

    FS- HP S6500 Blade w/8xSL390s. Dell R715x3 Mellanox

    Hi All, I'm remodelling my house and have to liquidate my lab unfortunately. I'll probably end up rebuilding stuff later after the dust is cleared. I have an S6500 HP Blade Chassis that's been sitting for about a year with 8x SL390S blades. Some have dual Xeon 6core procs, some have no procs...
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    ebay Mellanox Connectx-3 CX353A lot of 3

    My Mellanox ebay search popped this up. It's a lot of 3 connectx-3 CX353A's, bidding at $26 + $14 shipping. Lot of 3 Mellanox ConnectX-3 10Gigabit Ethernet Card PCI-e x8 MCX353A CX353A | eBay
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    Cheap optical QSFP 56 Infiniband cables Guide

    Frist post here so I thought I would start by helping others. Ok, so you know the cheap optical QSFP transceivers on eBay, Well it turns out you can use them. First you need a MPO cable to use, and as a warning, they are not the cheapest things so be very careful when following this guide...
  10. Patrick

    Flash HP 649281-B21 656089-001 to Mellanox Firmware

    Since these cards seem to be selling for awesome prices: 649281-B21 656089-001 661685-001 HP IB FDR/EN 10/40GB 2P 544QSFP ADAPTER | eBay I wanted to ask @i386 and others what files you used to flash these particular HP adapters. Instructions are here Flash OEM (IBM) Mellanox ConnectX-3 EN...
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    Ryzen Build 3x PCI Express full size?

    I've been hearing nagging to get rid of my E3 server. It was a 1U but that was too noisy for the SO, so I moved it to a mid-tower case. Now it's too ugly/cluttery. So here's my goal: Eliminate both E3 home-server and Intel Workstation, with a Ryzen build. I was thinking: Ryzen 1700 80+ Gold...
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    Infiniband Switch (SX6012) - Boot issue ?

    Hello everyone, What brings me here is a used switch I bought of ebay and is giving me a hard time to boot. It appears that when the system should become ready to login and running, some errors start to appear on the console: Mellanox MLNX-OS Switch Management cmpny-GW login: Apr 17 16:11:22...
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    MCX314A-BCBT With the IBM or HP flavored version of this card, is there any problems flashing it back to original Mellanox firmware?
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    SR-IOV for Mellanox ConnectX-2

    I've not dealt with anything but Intel cards in the past so I picked up a Mellanox to play with. Is this real life? These are the official instructions to enable SR-IOV: HowTo Configure SR-IOV for ConnectX-3 with KVM ... | Mellanox Interconnect Community I find it hard to believe that one...
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    High/tall bracket for the Mellanox MCX312A-XCBT bracket

    Someone have the tall/high bracket in stock/spare, or can help me getting the bracket for the Mellanox MCX312A-XCBT? Contacted mellanox support and got a message also replied a few days ago but no answer yet. But I need to keep searching if he says no. Checked on ebay, google and local...
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    MLNX-OS: current version?

    Does anyone have the current version of MLNX-OS? I'm looking to update a SX6036 switch TIA
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    ConnectX-3 pro En in x4 slot

    HI, Back again Was comparing CX3 with CX3 pro cards and found out that CX3 cards will work in x4 mode when connected to pcie3 (x8 in gen2), but nothing about this in XC3-Pro En but these lines: --- A lesser width adapter can be seated into a greater width slot (x4 in a x8), but a greater width...
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    Mellanox Infiniband backward compatible ?

    Hi, I have numerous old servers using Mellanox ConnectX-2 (MHQH19B-XTR) cards and would like to purchase a used Mellanox SX6015 switch which has only 18 ports but that is fine for my test lab. However I wonder if the SX6015 switch which is FDR 56Gb/s will be compatible with my older...
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    Mellanox ConnectX2 keeps disappearing (Windows 7)

    I purchased a few Mellanox ConnectX2 adapters and put them in my various machines. Initial install went very well, all cards detected, peer to peer network established and functioning, 10 gig, great! Then I rebooted my workstation, the card wasn't there anymore. I trek down to the equipment...
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    FS: Full Inifiniband setup (switch, HBAs, Cables) -- SOLD

    Last year, before we decided to go to 40GbE, I bought all the stuff to set up a 20Gb Infiniband network. Since we're not using it, here's your chance to get the whole setup in one fell swoop. We got as far as powering on the switch, which seems to work fine, but never actually got the network...