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Arista unqualified SFP
No, this driver patch (or similar) wont work on new model.
But honestly, on my experience, X520 perform still better than 710
series on 10G links.
From: Wesley W. Terpstra <wesley at te...> - 2016-04-03 14:03:52
He did unlocked by modifying NVM in card(and i guess losing warranty,
Somehow it is even better, because X520 needed modification of driver,
and that is not possible on "blackbox" software solutions using them.
On 2016-08-18 15:55, Mike Hammett wrote:
> That or similar doesn't work for that model?
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
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> The Brothers WISP
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Denys Fedoryshchenko" <denys at visp.net.lb>
> To: "Mike Hammett" <nanog at ics-il.net>
> Cc: "NANOG Mailing List" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:51:13 AM
> Subject: Re: Arista unqualified SFP
> Not a case with Intel X*710 new chipset, check is in firmware.
> Someone hacked it, but ...
> On 2016-08-18 15:41, Mike Hammett wrote:
>> Intel does allow DAC of any vendor (assuming they properly identify as
>> DACs. You can also disable Intel's check in the Linux drivers.
>> Mike Hammett
>> Intelligent Computing Solutions
>> Midwest Internet Exchange
>> The Brothers WISP
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Mikael Abrahamsson" <swmike at swm.pp.se>
>> To: "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at seacom.mu>
>> Cc: "nanog list" <nanog at nanog.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 7:32:55 AM
>> Subject: Re: Arista unqualified SFP
>> On Thu, 18 Aug 2016, Mark Tinka wrote:
>>> All other vendors, explicitly or silently, adopt the same approach.
>> I've heard from people running Intel NICs and HP switches, that this
>> be turned off there. You run into very interesting problems when
>> trying to use DAC cables between multi vendor.
>> Any pointers to how to turn this of on Intel NICs and HP switches?