On Oracle X7-2 the Dual 10/25Gbe PCIe add-on card won't auto-negotiate at 10Gbe speeds even with correct 10Gbe transceivers installed.
(Doc ID 2445331.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Server X7-2L - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Server X7-2 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On Oracle x7-2, the dual 10/25Gbe PCIe add on card (part number #7339763) won't auto-negotiate at 10Gbe speeds even with correct 10Gbe transceivers installed X2129A-N (530-4449-01).
You can identify the card part number via the SP.
part_number = 7339763 <<<<
description = Oracle Dual Port 25 Gb Ethernet Adapter
location = RISER2/PCIE2 (PCIE on Riser 2)
pci_vendor_id = 0x14e4
pci_device_id = 0x16d7
pci_subvendor_id = 0x108e
pci_subdevice_id = 0x3044
And, for example, you may notice "Link detected: no" as shown here:
[root@Server ~]# ethtool eth1
Settings for eth1:
Supported ports: [ FIBRE ]
Supported link modes: 1000baseT/Full
Supported pause frame use: Symmetric Receive-only
Supports auto-negotiation: Yes
Supported FEC modes: Not reported
Advertised link modes: 1000baseT/Full
Advertised pause frame use: No
Advertised auto-negotiation: Yes
Advertised FEC modes: Not reported
Duplex: Unknown! (255)
Supports Wake-on: d
Current message level: 0x00000000 (0)
Link detected: no
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