Arista unqualified SFP
nanog at ics-il.net
Thu Aug 18 12:55:23 UTC 2016
That or similar doesn't work for that model?
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From: "Denys Fedoryshchenko" <denys at visp.net.lb>
To: "Mike Hammett" <nanog at ics-il.net>
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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
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> 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 you're
> trying to use DAC cables between multi vendor.
> Any pointers to how to turn this of on Intel NICs and HP switches?
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