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  • Page 1 IBM Flex System EN4132 2- port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
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  • Page 4 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the general information in Appendix B, “Notices” on page 23, the Safety In- formation and Environmental Notices and User's Guide documents on the IBM Notices for Network Devices CD, and the Warranty Information document that comes with the product.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Finding the MAC and serial number on the adapter ........4 Chapter 2. Installing the IBM Flex System adapter......5 Installing device drivers and verification.
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  • Page 7: Safety

    Safety © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
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  • Page 10: Chapter 1. Ibm Flex System En4132 2-Port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter

    Chapter 1. IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet adapter The IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet adapter provides the highest performing and most flexible interconnect solution for servers used in Enterprise Data Centers, High-Performance Computing, and Embedded environments.
  • Page 11: Notices And Statements In This Document

    IBM Flex System Notices for Network Devices CD that comes with the adapter contains the following documentation in portable document format (PDF): • IBM Flex System Network Devices Basic Troubleshooting Information This multilingual document contains basic troubleshooting information and a replace- ment parts list for the switches, adapters, and pass-thru modules.
  • Page 12: Features And Specifications

    Features and specifications The IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet adapter has the following fea- tures and specifications: • PCI Express 3.0 (1.1 and 2.0 compatible) through an x8 edge connector up to 8GT/s • 10 Gb/s Ethernet •...
  • Page 13: Finding The Mac And Serial Number On The Adapter

    Each adapter has a label on the print side that shows the adapter serial number and the MAC for the Ethernet protocol. Figure 1: Board Label 1 Figure 2: Board Label 2 IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 14: Chapter 2. Installing The Ibm Flex System Adapter

    Chapter 2. Installing the IBM Flex System adapter This chapter provides information and instructions for installing the adapter. See the documentation that came with the IBM Flex System compute node for the instructions needed to install the adapter in the node; then, return to this User's Guide for the information and instructions needed to complete the installation.
  • Page 15 Switch Bay Line up the adapter so that the pins of the adapter are over the sockets in the compute node. Figure 5: IBM Flex System Adapter Plug the adapter into the socket print-side up. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 16 Figure 6: Plug the Adapter Close the retaining clips. Figure 7: Retaining Clips Replace the compute node cover. Installing the IBM Flex System adapter...
  • Page 17: Installing Device Drivers And Verification

    To get the version of the running Mellanox OFED/BXOFED, run the following command: > # ofed_info |head -1 MLNX_OFED_LINUX-1.5.3-2.1.0 (OFED-1.5.3-2.1.0) Load the Ethernet Driver By default, the Mellanox OFED stack loads mlx4_en. Run ‘lsmod’ to verify that the module is listed. IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 18 TX bytes:399581 (390.2 KiB) run: ethtool <interface> > Host# ethtool eth0 Settings for eth0: Supported ports: [ TP ] Supported link modes: 1000baseT/Full 10000baseT/Full Supports auto-negotiation: Yes Advertised link modes: 1000baseT/Full 10000baseT/Full Advertised auto-negotiation: N Speed: 1000Mb/s Installing the IBM Flex System adapter...
  • Page 19 Right click and select Properties to display the adapter properties window Click the Details tab and select Device Instance ld (Windows 2003) or Hard- ware Ids (Windows 2008/R2) from the Property pull-down menu IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 20 Technologies PCI Device ID. Verify MLX driver Start the “Device Manager” (open a command line window and enter: devmgmt.msc) Open “Network Adapters” Right click the relevant adapter and select Properties Click the Driver tab (example) Installing the IBM Flex System adapter...
  • Page 21 Display the Device Manager Right-click the relevant adapter and left-click Properties Select the Information tab from the Properties sheet (example) IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 22 Obtain the Ethernet address Display the “Device Manager” Right-click the relevant adapter and left-click Properties Select the Details tab from the Properties sheet Select Address from the Property pull-down menu (example) Installing the IBM Flex System adapter...
  • Page 23: Vmware Driver

    This includes reliable connected service, datagram service, RDMA and send/receive semantics, atomic operations, user level multicast, user level I/O access, kernel bypass, and zero copy. This capability is enabled when using the Mellanox OFED or WinOF VPI drivers. IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 24 ConnectX®-3 EN with RoCE based network management is the same as that for any Ethernet and DCB-based network management, eliminating the need for IT managers to learn new technologies. Hardware and Software Requirements Software: • Mellanox OFED or WinOF VPI Hardware: • IBM Flex System adapter Installing the IBM Flex System adapter...
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  • Page 26: Chapter 3. Solving Problems

    If you cannot locate and correct a problem by using the information in this section, see Appendix A, “Getting help and technical assistance,” on page 19. Parts listing unit unit unit Table 2 - Part CRU Number CRU number Part (Tier 1) IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter 90Y3469 Solving problems...
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  • Page 28: Appendix A. Getting Help And Technical Assistance

    Appendix A. Getting help and technical assistance Before you call © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 29: Using The Documentation

    Using the documentation Getting help and information from the World Wide Web Software service and support IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
  • Page 30: Hardware Service And Support

    Hardware service and support IBM Taiwan product service...
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  • Page 32: Appendix B. Notices

    Appendix B. Notices © Copyright IBM Corp. 2012...
  • Page 33: Trademarks

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  • Page 34: Important Notes

    Important notes This product is not intended to be connected directly or indirectly by any means whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks, nor is it intended to be used in a public services network. Document format...
  • Page 35: Electronic Emission Notices

    Electronic emission notices IBM Flex System EN4132 2-port 10Gb Ethernet Adapter User’s Guide...
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  • Page 38 This is electromagnetic wave compatibility equipment for business (Type A). Sellers and users need to pay attention to it. This is for any areas other than home.
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  • Page 41 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 88Y7933...