Do you have them in a PCIe slots with a x8 electrical connection to them? I figured out the solution. So if you are using Mellanox cards, which seems to be the brand most widely available, consider using an off-the-shelf Linux distribution to build your switch. Max performance, no tuning needed at all. Operating system I considered two operating systems for this:

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10 gigabit (10Gb) home network – Part II

It was in a security output e-mail. Close port called [ But something to keep in mind if you decide to buy 10Gb cards to create a 10Gb network: Then I turned my attention to the NAS.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Mellanox ConnectX core driver v2.

RainMar 3, Output pinux lspci grep -i ether System wakeup enabled by ACPI [ I’m trying to get these to be recognized by a pfSense box.


Before building the switch I intend to use, I wanted a proof of concept. Additionally I also disabled the firewall. Post as a guest Name.

Will report once physical testing is done. Upgrading the firmware was pretty straightforward, though.

The Mellanox people are on my shit-list until they show that they can actually act like responsible people and not just monkeys throwing shit at the walls. I’ll hold off on tweaking anything further until the new parts show up on Thursday.

centos6 – Installing Mellanox ConnectX-2 10gbe PCIe Card on Centos 6 – Server Fault

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. This is between VMWare and Solaris Every dual-port 10GbE card will require kinux x8 slot. So this tells me that, at least between the switch and the NAS, everything is working clean. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

I installed FreeBSD However, pfSense definitely doesn’t. Removing the Mellanox card doesn’t bring the Intel card back. Virtual functions not needed. Sign up using Facebook. Finally got it working.


linux – How can I get a Mellanox ConnectX-2 to work on this ASUS desktop motherboard? – Super User

I tried from ubuntu VM to ubuntu VM and got the same performance. BackupProphetMar 1, The second test was a similar bench test setup with what will likely be the final hardware for the switch:.

If I’m recalling correctly, I simply set mine to “single port” or something similar to that. So, if you are stuck with a kernel panic: I considered two operating systems for this: Jan 4, Messages: