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MCQH29-XDR
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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Dell and the Dell logo are trademarks of Dell Inc. ® ConnectX -2 Dual Port I/O Card for Dell C6100 User Manual MCQH29-XDR Rev 1.0 www.mellanox.com...
  • Page 2 Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. PhyX and Virtual Protocol Interconnect are trademarks of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Document Number: 3198 Mellanox Technologies...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Table of Contents Chapter 1 Overview 1.1 I/O Card 1.2 Finding the GUID/MAC and Serial Number on the Adapter Cards Chapter 2 I/O Card Interfaces 2.1 I/O Interfaces 2.1.1 InfiniBand Interface 2.1.2 Ethernet Interface...
  • Page 4 Figure 8: Install the Plastic Leg onto the Board Figure 9: Installing the Connector Board into the HCA Card Figure 10: Dell Card Installed Figure 11: Front Panel Figure 12: Top View Figure 13: Connector Orientation Figure 14: Mechanical Drawing...
  • Page 5 ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 List of Tables Table 1: Revision History Table Table 2: Documents List Table 3: ConnectX-2 I/O Card Details Table 4: VPI Support Table 5: Jumper Configuration Table 6: MCQH29-XDR VPD...
  • Page 6: Table 1: Revision History Table

    Rev 1.0 Revision History This document was first printed on 5/6/10. Table 1 - Revision History Table Date Comments/Changes April 2010 Initial release Mellanox Technologies...
  • Page 7: Table 2: Documents List

    Rev 1.0 About this Manual This User Manual describes ConnectX-2 Dual Port VPI I/O cards for the Dell C6100 chassis. It provides details as to the interfaces of the board, specifications, required software and firmware for operating the cards, installation instructions, and relevant documentation.
  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Overview

    Overview This document is a User Manual for the Mellanox ConnectX-2 20 and 40Gb/s InfiniBand / 10GigE Ethernet dual port QSFP I/O cards for the Dell C6100 chassis. The cards described in this manual have the following main features: • 1μs MPI ping latency •...
  • Page 9: Finding The Guid/Mac And Serial Number On The Adapter Cards

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Finding the GUID/MAC and Serial Number on the Adapter Cards All cards have a label on the printed side of the card that has the card serial number, the card MAC for Ethernet protocol, and the card GUID for InfiniBand protocol.
  • Page 10: Chapter 2 I/O Card Interfaces

    Rev 1.0 I/O Card Interfaces I/O Card Interfaces Figure 2: PCI Connection I/O Interfaces The ConnectX-2 I/O card is VPI-capable, supporting InfiniBand or Ethernet on either port. The following table shows the supported configurations. Table 4 - VPI Support Port 1 Port 2 Supported supported...
  • Page 11: Led Assignment

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 LED Assignment Table 5 - Physical and Logical Link Indications Port Number LED Name Port 1 Physical Link - Green Constant on indicates a good physical link Blinking indicates a problem with the Physical link...
  • Page 12: Eeprom

    The EEPROM is used for storing the Vital Product Data (VPD) and FRU. The VPD format adheres to the PCI Local Bus specification rev 2.3 VPD definition. The EEPROM capacity is 4Kb. Table 7 - MCQH29-XDR VPD Offset (Decimal) Item...
  • Page 13 ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Table 7 - MCQH29-XDR VPD Offset (Decimal) Item Value Format Description Data ”A00” VPD Keyword “SN” Alphanumeric Serial Number Length 0x14 Data “OO059MP7MM according to the board label MMMYMDSSSS ”...
  • Page 14: Chapter 3 Driver Software And Firmware

    Rev 1.0 Driver Software and Firmware Driver Software and Firmware Driver Software 3.1.1 Linux For Linux, download and install the latest OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution (OFED) software package available via the Mellanox Web site at: http://www.mellanox.com => Downloads => InfiniBand/VPI SW/Drivers. Follow the installation instructions included in the download package.
  • Page 15: Chapter 4 I/O Card Installation

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 I/O Card Installation Hardware and Software Requirements Before installing the VPI I/O card, please make sure that the system meets the hardware and soft- ware requirements listed in Table 8, “Hardware and Software Requirements”.
  • Page 16: Installation Instructions

    Rev 1.0 I/O Card Installation The kit includes: Table 9 - ConnectX® Dual-Port InfiniBand I/O Card Installation Kit 1 I/O Card 1 connector board 3 flathead screws 1 plastic leg 3 panhead screws Figure 5: Installation Kit Parts Installation Instructions Remove the server from the chassis.
  • Page 17: Figure 6: Removing From The Server

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Figure 6: Removing From the Server Screws holding the faceplate Push here Pull handle 3. Remove the server and place on a work bench. 4. Above the handle are screws holding on the faceplate.
  • Page 18: Figure 8: Install The Plastic Leg Onto The Board

    Also push the connector board into the socket in the server. 11. Screw in a flat head screw for the metal leg. Figure 10: Dell Card Installed Install flathead...
  • Page 19: Safety Warnings

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 12. Screw in three panhead screws into the front panel. Figure 11: Front Panel Screws holding the faceplate 13. Screw in two flathead screws on the top of the server into the HCA card.
  • Page 20 Rev 1.0 I/O Card Installation 2. Over Temperature This equipment should not be operated in an area with an ambient temperature exceeding the maximum recommended: 55°C (131°F). To guarantee proper air flow, allow at least 8cm (3 inches) of clearance around the ventilation openings.
  • Page 21: Chapter 5 Cables And Modules

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Cables and Modules These cards support passive copper cables and active optical cables, both direct attach and through a transceiver module, at up to QDR data rates. See www.mellanox.com =>...
  • Page 22: Removing A Cable From The Card

    Rev 1.0 Cables and Modules Figure 13: Connector Orientation 1 8 0 5.1.2 Removing a Cable from the Card 1. Pull on the latch release mechanism thereby unlatching the connector and pull the connector out of the cage. 2. Do not apply torque to the connector when removing it from the card. 3.
  • Page 23: Figure 14: Mechanical Drawing

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Appendix A: Specifications A.1 Board Mechanical Drawing and Dimensions The ConnectX-2 I/O card mechanical drawing is depicted in Figure 14. Figure 14: Mechanical Drawing 111.90 I2C interface J2 Flash Jumper J1 16.60...
  • Page 24 Rev 1.0 A.2 EMC Certification Statements A.2.1 FCC Statements (USA) Class A Statements: § 15.21 Statement Warning! Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance (Mellanox Technologies) could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 25 ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 (Translation - "This is a Class A product based on the standard of the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Information Technology Equipment (VCCI). If this equipment is used in a domestic environment, radio interference may occur, in which case the user may be required to take corrective actions.")
  • Page 26: Specifications

    Rev 1.0 A.3 Specifications Table 10 - ConnectX-2 MCQH29-XDR Specifications Physical Power and Environmental Size: 79.30mm X 111.90 mm Voltage: 12V, 3.3V Air Flow: 200LFM @55°C Typ Power: 8.74W Passive cables 12.74W Active cables QSFP 40Gb/s InfiniBand (Copper and optical) Connector: Max power per port 3.5 W.
  • Page 27: Appendix Bqsfp Interface

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Appendix B: QSFP Interface Table 3- InfiniBand QSFP Connector Pinout Rx1n Rx2n Rx1p Rx2p Connector Connector Signal Description Pin Name Number Rx4n Rx3n Ground Rx3p Rx4p Tx2n Transmitter Inverted Data Input...
  • Page 28: Figure 15: Qsfp Connector Male And Female Views

    Rev 1.0 Figure 15: QSFP Connector Male and Female Views 18.35 View into Rear of Connector 8.50 18.35 View into Front of Cage 8.50 Mellanox Technologies...
  • Page 29: Appendix C Avertissements De Sécurité D'installation (French)

    ConnectX®-2 Dual Port VPI I/O Card for Dell C6100 Rev 1.0 Appendix C: Avertissements de sécurité d’installa- tion (French) 1. Instructions d’installation Lisez toutes les instructions d’installation avant de brancher le matériel à la source d’alimentation électrique. 2. Température excessive Ce matériel ne doit pas fonctionner dans une zone avec une température ambi-...
  • Page 30: Appendix D Installation - Sicherheitshinweise (German)

    Rev 1.0 Appendix D: Installation - Sicherheitshinweise (German) 1. Installationsanleitungen Lesen Sie alle Installationsanleitungen, bevor Sie das Gerät an die Stromver- sorgung anschließen. 2. Übertemperatur Dieses Gerät sollte nicht in einem Bereich mit einer Umgebungstemperatur über der maximal empfohlenen Temperatur von 55°C (131°F) betrieben werden.