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Ped-10g series 10 gigabit/s ethernet card
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PEB-10G Series
PEB-10G/57840-2S
PEB-10G/57811-1S
10 Gigabit/s Ethernet card
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  • Page 1 PEB-10G Series PEB-10G/57840-2S PEB-10G/57811-1S 10 Gigabit/s Ethernet card User Guide...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Device Hardware Configuration Menu ........2-4 2.1.2 MBA Configuration Menu ............2-4 2.1.3 iSCSI Boot Configuration ............2-6 2.1.4 NIC Partition Configuration Menu (PEB-10G/57840-2S only)... 2-10 Chapter 3: Driver installation ® Windows Server OS Driver Installation ..........3-2 Linux OS Driver Installation ..............3-5...
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    Where to find more information Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer.
  • Page 5: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Conventions used in this guide To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual. DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task.
  • Page 6: Peb-10G Series Specifications Summary

    Support Cable MMF 62.5/50um up to 300m (SR) Type Passive Twin-AX up to 5m (SFP+ Direct Attach) PXE boot Features iSCSI boot * Please refer to ASUS website for Approved Vendor List (AVL). ** Specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 7: Chapter 1: Product Introduction

    Product introduction This chapter offers the PEB-10G Series Ethernet card features and the new technologies it supports. Chapter 1: Product introduction...
  • Page 8: Welcome

    Packing Quantity If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. * The bundled small bracket for node is a proprietray bracket that supports ASUS Z10PH-D16 series, ES4000 G3 series, and RS720Q-E8 series models, etc. The supported list of models are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Page 9: Card Layout

    LC Fiber Optic Connector 2 PCI Express x8 interface SFP2LED2 LED SFP2LED1 LED PCIELINK1 LED LED indications Speed/Link Status Description SFP2LED1 / Green 10 Gbps link SFP2LED2 Amber 1 Gbps link Blinking Data Activity Status Description PCIELINK1 Green PCIE link ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 10: Replacing The Card Bracket

    Replacing the card bracket The PEB-10G Series Ethernet card is bundled with a full-length bracket, a low-profile bracket, and an ASUS proprietary bracket. By default, the card is pre-installed with a full-length bracket. The proprietray bracket supports ASUS Z10PH-D16 series, ES4000 G3 series, and RS720Q-E8 series models, etc. The supported list of models are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Page 11: Chapter 2: Boot Agent Configuration

    Boot Agent Configuration This chapter provides instructions on setting the Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet Boot Agent. Chapter 2: Boot Agent Configuration...
  • Page 12: Broadcom Netxtreme Ethernet Boot Agent

    All rights reserved. Press Ctrl-S to enter Configuration Menu From the Device List screen, use the up/down arrow key to select an Ethernet device to configure then press <Enter>. (PEB-10G/57840-2S only) Comprehensive Configuration Management v7.8.21 Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved.
  • Page 13 Comprehensive Configuration Management v7.8.21 Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved. Main Menu Device Hardware Configuration MBA Configuration iSCSI Boot Configuration Configure MBA Parameters [Enter]:Enter Next Menu; [↑|↓]:Next Entry; [ESC]:Quit Menu Current Adapter:Primary, Bus=03 Device=00 Func=00, MAC=C8:60:00:22:86:B7 ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 14: Device Hardware Configuration Menu

    2.1.1 Device Hardware Configuration Menu Comprehensive Configuration Management v7.8.21 Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved. Device Hardware Configuration Multi-Function Mode DCB Protocol : Disabled Max Number of PF MSIX Vectors: 0 Configure NIC Hardware Mode (Read Only) [Enter]:Enter Next Menu; [↑|↓]:Next Entry; [ESC]:Quit Menu Current Adapter:Primary, Bus=03 Device=00 Func=00, MAC=C8:60:00:22:86:B7 DCB Protocol [Disabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled]...
  • Page 15 Configuration options: [10Gbps] [1Gbps] Pre-boot Wake On LAN [Enabled] Configuration options: [Enabled] [Disabled] VLAN Mode [Disabled] Configuration options: [Disabled] [Enabled] VLAN ID [1] Configuration options: [0] – [4094] Boot Retry Count [0] Configuration options: [0] – [7] ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 16: Iscsi Boot Configuration

    2.1.3 iSCSI Boot Configuration For PEB-10G/57840-2S: Comprehensive Configuration Management v7.8.21 Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved. iSCSI Boot Main Menu General Parameters Initiator Parameters 1st Target Parameters 2nd Target Parameters Secondary Device Parameters Configure General Boot Parameters [Enter]:Enter Next Menu; [↑|↓]:Next Entry; [ESC]:Quit Menu...
  • Page 17 [Disabled] The iSCSI boot host software does not attempt to boot from the iSCSI target after successfully connecting to it. The control will then return to the system BIOS so that the next boot device may be used. ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 18 [One Time Disabled] On the first system boot, the iSCSI boot host software does not attempt to boot from the iSCSI target. On subsequent system reboots, the iSCSI boot host software will attempt to boot from the iSCSI target. This option is useful when doing a remote install of the OS to an iSCSI target.
  • Page 19 [←|→][Enter][Space]:Toggle Value; [↑|↓]:Next Entry; [ESC]:Quit Menu Current Adapter:Primary, Bus=03 Device=00 Func=00, MAC=C8:60:00:22:86:B7 The iSCSI Name varies depending on the iSCSI target in use. Secondary Device Parameters (PEB-10G/57840-2S only) Key in the necessary parameters. Comprehensive Configuration Management v7.8.21 Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved.
  • Page 20: Nic Partition Configuration Menu (Peb-10G/57840-2S Only)

    2.1.4 NIC Partition Configuration Menu (PEB-10G/57840-2S only) Comprehensive Configuration Management v7.8.21 Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Broadcom Corporation All rights reserved. NIC Partition Configuration Flow Control : Tx/Rx Flow Control PF#0 L2=00:10:1802:14:3C(P) Eth PF#2 L2=00:10:1802:14:40C(P) Eth PF#4 L2=00:10:1802:14:44(P) Eth PF#6 L2=00:10:1802:14:48(P) Eth...
  • Page 21: Chapter 3: Driver Installation

    Driver installation This chapter provides instructions for installing the Ethernet card drivers on different operating systems. Chapter 3: Driver installation...
  • Page 22: Windows ® Server Os Driver Installation

    ® Windows Server OS Driver Installation ® To update the Ethernet card driver for Windows Server OS: Restart the computer, and then log on with Administrator privileges. Insert the Support CD to the optical drive. The Support CD automatically displays the Drivers menu if Autorun is enabled in your computer.
  • Page 23 Toggle I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next to continue. Follow the screen instructions to complete the installation. If the Windows Security window appears during the driver installation, click Install this driver software anyway to continue. ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 24 Click Finish to exit the installation wizard. Restart the system. Chapter 3: Driver installation...
  • Page 25: Linux Os Driver Installation

    For Red Hat Linux: For SuSE Linux: CD to the RPM path and build the binary driver for your kernel: cd /usr/src/{redhat,OpenLinux,turbo,packages,rpm ..} (For RHEL 6.0 and above, cd ~/rpmbuild ) For Red Hat Linux: For SuSE Linux: ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 26 rpm -bb SPECS/netxtreme2.spec (For RPM version 4.x.x) rpmbuild -bb SPECS/netxtreme2.spec Note that the RPM path is different for different Linux distributions. The driver will be compiled for the running kernel by default. To build the driver for a kernel different than the running one, specify the kernel by defining it in KVER: rpmbuild -bb SPECS/netxtreme2.spec --define “KVER <kernel version>”...
  • Page 27 -ivh RPMS/<arch>/netxtreme2-<version>.<arch>.rpm where <arch> is the machine architecture such as i386: For Red Hat Linux: ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 28 For SuSE Linux: Chapter 3: Driver installation...
  • Page 29 -ivh RPMS/i386/netxtreme2-<version>.i386.rpm Note that the --force option may be needed on some Linux distributions if conflicts are reported. The drivers will be installed in the following path: 2.4.x kernels: /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/bnx2.o /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/bnx2x.o 2.6.0 kernels: /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/bnx2.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/bnx2x.ko 2.6.16 and newer kernels: /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/bnx2.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/bnx2x.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/kernel/drivers/net/cnic.ko Newer RHEL and SLES distros: /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/updates/bnx2.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/updates/cnic.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/updates/bnx2x.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/updates/bnx2i.ko /lib/modules/<kernel_version>/updates/bnx2fc.ko ASUS PEB-10G Series...
  • Page 30 Unload existing driver if necessary: rmmod bnx2 rmmod bnx2x If the cnic driver is loaded, it should also be unloaded along with dependent drivers: rmmod bnx2fc rmmod bnx2i rmmod cnic Load the bnx2 driver for the BCM5706/BCM5708/5709/5716 devices: insmod bnx2.o insmod bnx2.ko (on 2.6.x kernels) modprobe bnx2 To load the bnx2x driver for the BCM57710/BCM57711/BCM57711E/BCM57712...
  • Page 31 ‘ modprobe <DRV-NAME> ’ Driver upgrade ( rpm -Uvh ) is not supported. • • On SLES 11, change “allow_unsupported_modules” parameter value of /etc/ modprobe.d/unsupport-modules’ from 0 to 1, until bnx2fc driver is inbox. Failing to do so will not load bnx2fc. To configure the network protocol and address, refer to various Linux documentations. ASUS PEB-10G Series 3-11...
  • Page 32 3-12 Chapter 3: Driver installation...
  • Page 33: Asus Contact Information

    ASUS contact information ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Address 15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259 Telephone +886-2-2894-3447 +886-2-2890-7798 E-mail info@asus.com.tw Web site http://www.asus.com Technical Support Telephone +86-21-38429911 +86-21-58668722 ext: 9101 Online Support http://support.asus.com/techserv/techserv.aspx ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. (Taiwan) Address 15 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259...

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