Does mlxen work on FreeBSD 10.1 with ConnectX-3

Hans Petter Selasky hps at
Thu Feb 5 05:39:42 UTC 2015

On 02/05/15 00:26, Lewis, Fred wrote:
> Hi FreeBSD IB folks,
> I'm trying to bring up a Mellanox Ethernert Interface and it is showing as "no carrier."
> The cables were swapped out with a known good one and it didn't seem to make any difference.
> The remote peer port is admin UP.
> I've built the KLDs using the latest FreeBSD OFED stuff (v2.1.5).
> The build machine is different from the machine that I'm loading the KLDs on.
> The build machine does not have any OFED options or devices installed.


Try setting:

sysctl sys.device.mlx4_core0.mlx4_port1=ib


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