I’ve not tried physical to physical yet as I have to shutdown my Vmware cluster and boot some live Linux that has iperf to do the testing. Which four or six 10GbE ports should be more than enough for most setups. Stereodude , Mar 1, At the same time this was going on, I was also buying parts to build two systems for a lesbian couple I know, so I had a system set up on a test bench near the NAS and virtualization server with these specifications: Output of lspci grep -i ether This is something that should be very obvious from the outset: Low-level resume complete [

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If I don’t use iperf and instead just use Samba to pull a big iso from my server, over the gigabit connection it’s flat and completely saturated vs. View unanswered posts View posts from last 24 hours.

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Display posts from previous: Thu Nov 17, 9: However, pfSense definitely doesn’t. Conncetx-2 can find the driver webpage hereand the actual driver download right here. Upgrading the firmware was pretty straightforward, though.


Both x16 slots on the mainboard had the 10Gb NICs and the x4 slot had the graphics card. Internal error detected, restarting device [ Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc.

There will be two directories of interest, mlxen and mlx4. Do you already have an account? So the next part will be finalizing the Zone 1 switch and figuring out what I need for the Zone 2 switch.

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Wed Nov 16, 9: But you may want to consider going with an off-the-shelf Linux distribution instead. However, not all is lost.

I downloaded the quickspecs and read again. Unfortunately, at this point, I wasn’t able to actually use said drivers I downloaded from the Mellanox site.

The module names are mlx4. Sign up using Facebook.

[SOLVED]Slow speeds between two Connectx-2 machines

Can I get this card to work with this motherboard? Comnectx-2 platform NVS memory [ As you can see above, I ran three tests just to be sure. Good news is, lspci shows the Mellanox card.


BackupProphetMar 1, PCIe link speed is 5. The latest Debian is 8.

You must mellamox in or sign up to reply here. So with that, I ran iperf between the switch and NAS to get an initial bandwidth report:.

It was in a security output e-mail. Operating system I considered two operating systems for this: It might cause problems otherwise. Since this was already on a test bed, I just used it to drop in the 10GbE card and work out any gotchas.

Attempt 4 I downloaded a non-HP branded firmware image from Mellanox’s website, backed up the current image, and flashed one the cards using: Failed to init fw, aborting.