I’ve simply created a new vSwitch where I attached each of the NIC’s ports and created a port group for storage traffic. A followup to my adventures of InfiniBand in the lab. The best way to watch is in HD and full screen. If you would like to use the infiniband driver package then remove the inbox ethernet drivers with. My switch came with firmware 2.

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The installation in these configuration is only possible since early this morning October 22nd at I did a few vmkpings between hosts and they ping perfectly.

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The other worry I have is the driver support. Adrian, Here is the link for 1m lenght: To do this I need to update the HCA firmware, this proved to be a bit of a challenge. But the IB network runs as there are opensm present on the esci hosts in the cluster.

Try to get in touch with Eric Bussink as I currently have my lab unavailable. But I ran into an odd problem: Well, never get bored when working in the IT. Careful with the ib-opensm Thanks for your comment Doug.

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Michele, sure it is. Puting a host in maintenance mode and evacuating VMs elsewhere takes not minutes, but seconds. I’ve simply created a new vSwitch where I attached each of the NIC’s ports and created a port group for storage traffic. To gather diagnostics information, troubleshoot issues, and understand the setup from the support side, run the command:.

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After a little trial and error here is how I updated the firmware on the ConnectX 3. Please contact us directly to check the release dates. Introduction to Mellanox Technologies Inc. Three weeks ago, I took the plunge and ordered my own InfiniBand interfaces, […].

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Unfortunately, my attempt to change the fans for quieter ones failed. Infinibandtogether with a short video. A followup to my adventures of InfiniBand in the lab. Welcome to the club…-: These cards will not working with ESX 6.

Trying to decide if i should do homebrew or go for synology Thanks Alex. Sure, just send me an email to contact at vladan.

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My problem is that the switch came with an old firmware 2. Trackbacks […] In French. On a side note, will mlbx-ofed be at VMworld Barcelona this year?

When I first built my homelab few years ago I never thought that mlnx-ofev day I’ll be using anything else than 1Gig NICs for storage network. 5.z other words, when a user writes to a target, the target actually executes a read from the initiator and when a user issues a read, the target executes a write to the initiator. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Free Trial Zerto — Download Now! The switch has finally received a new Noctua fans Noctua nf-a4x10 which do have 3 wires.