Mellanox Switches - Tips & Tricks

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arkbird11

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Hi,

Anyone encounter sx_core: Command path in DPT for device 1 is not valid on SN2010 ?

Recovered with 3.9.
 

seabassx

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4.1 Customer Affecting Changes
There are no new Customer Affecting Changes in this version. For a list of Customer Affecting Changes from previous versions, see Customer Affecting Changes History section.

5 Bug Fixes in This Version
3748676
Third-Party Modules
Some third-party modules are causing false-alarmed interrupts during SERDES tuning, which overload the ASIC and causing delay in its response.
3737801
CLI Interface
Running the "show interface status" CLI command may result in an error when the interface description contains special characters.
 

dedlyfish

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Mar 14, 2024
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Hi,

Im trying to replace broken SSD on SN2410, but installer breaks on making filesystems.. Is there way to fix this?

Code:
==== Making filesystems
Partprobe
/dev/sda: gpt partitions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda4 for BOOT1
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda5 for BOOT2
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda3 for BOOTMGR
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda8 for CONFIG
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda9 for OUTPUT
[  154.243590] random: crng init done
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda6 for ROOT1
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda7 for ROOT2
== Creating ext3 filesystem on /dev/sda10 for VAR
mke2fs: No such device or address while trying to determine filesystem size
*** Could not make filesystem on /dev/sda10
== Cleanup
====== Ending image install with error at 20230126-125518
Error: writeimage failed, exiting.
====== Ending image manufacture with error at 20230126-125518
Error: failed running /etc/init.d/rcS.d/S10tms_dhcpc
Running /etc/init.d/rcS.d/S30tms_autostart
(none) login:
Login timed out after 60 seconds

(none) login:
 

NablaSquaredG

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Im trying to replace broken SSD on SN2410, but installer breaks on making filesystems.. Is there way to fix this?
Can you please send some more output?

- Installer Version
- ONIE Version
- BIOS Version / Date
- ONIE in BIOS / UEFI mode?
- SSD model?
 

dedlyfish

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Can you please send some more output?

- Installer Version
- ONIE Version
- BIOS Version / Date
- ONIE in BIOS / UEFI mode?
- SSD model?
I've tried two installers, 3.9.3202 and 3.9.2006 - both with same errors

ONIE version: 2020.11-5.2.0022-115200

BIOS version: 2.15.1236
BIOS Date: 09/13/2018 12:00:00 Ver: 0ABZS017_02.02.004

ONIE boots in UEFI mode

SSD model: InnoDisk 64Gb
 

NablaSquaredG

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ONIE version: 2020.11-5.2.0022-115200
Hm, don't know this one. I always use onie-recovery-x86_64-mlnx_x86-r0-2020.11-5.3.0005-115200

Anyway, I've made the experience that 3.9.3202 cannot be installed in UEFI Mode!

Either:
- Remove ONIE, reinstall in legacy mode, and thus install 3.9.3202 in legacy mode
- Install 3.10 instead. This works in UEFI mode.


However I've only got errors after installation was completed and grub couldn't find the disk (3.9 in UEFI mode)
 

dedlyfish

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Hm, don't know this one. I always use onie-recovery-x86_64-mlnx_x86-r0-2020.11-5.3.0005-115200

Anyway, I've made the experience that 3.9.3202 cannot be installed in UEFI Mode!

Either:
- Remove ONIE, reinstall in legacy mode, and thus install 3.9.3202 in legacy mode
- Install 3.10 instead. This works in UEFI mode.


However I've only got errors after installation was completed and grub couldn't find the disk (3.9 in UEFI mode)
Thank you!

Reinstalled ONIE in legacy mode, and 3.9.3202 successfully installed without any issues.
 

Matta

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Mellanox SB7890 Infiniband switch - can it be used in regular ethernet network, along with, let's say, Mikrotik 40Gbe and 100Gbe switches/routers ?

If yes, is it worth the hassle ?
Thanks
 

MeehowG

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Hi! I’ve bought sb7800 switch to establish ib connections between test servers. Switch has 3.10.5000 software installed. However, when i connect the cables (original mellanox) - no link is up :(. I checked transceivers info and memory error (cant read eeprom from module) 1027 error is present. Second question is if license is needed? I saw licensed=no in a menu where i was starting subnet manager. Thanks for any info!!
 

vsalim

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Mar 29, 2024
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Hello everybody.
Could someone share latest Onyx firmware installer for the SN2700? I think we need Onyx X86_64-3.10.4408-installer.bin.
Thank you in advance.
 
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dbCIT

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Apr 9, 2024
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We have some SN2410's with ONIE that we'd like to convert to ONYX.
Can someone help me with some information and files?

Ideally something in the trend below:

[standalone: master] > show version
Product name: Onyx
Product release: 3.9.2110
Build ID: #1-dev
Build date: 2021-01-14 08:52:51
Target arch: x86_64
Target hw: x86_64
Built by: sw-r2d2-bot@eea9169d2d0a
Version summary: X86_64 3.9.2110 2021-01-14 08:52:51 x86_64

Product model: x86onie
Host ID: 043F72A701E6
System serial num: 1I0037013D
System UUID: 4546f804-f52c-11ea-8000-1c34daf84bc0
 

NablaSquaredG

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We have some SN2410's with ONIE that we'd like to convert to ONYX.
Hu??? They are already on ONYX. There is nothing to convert

ONIE is essentially just a boot manager that allows a switch to support different OSes more easily.
Onyx uses ONIE