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TDaly
Beginner
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Re: Intel X710 (X710DA4) link Down

Same issue - we are connecting to a 1000Base-LX device with an Intel XL710 and a E10GLR optic.

We are using the latest driver and the latest NVM. Machine is a Dell R330 with firmware supplied by Dell.

configuration: autonegotiation=off broadcast=yes driver=i40e driverversion=1.5.25 duplex=full firmware=5.04 0x800024c9 17.5.11 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=fibre speed=10Gbit/s

Oddly, if the remote side is a X520-DA2 with a E10GLR optics, and a force that side to 1G, I get link and can ping. However, no 3rd party 1000Base-LX devices get link.

We are also deeply disappointed that DOM (ethtool -m) support has not been written into the i40e driver.

Please advise.

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TDaly
Beginner
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Correction - the card I am using is a X710 with a E10GLR optic.

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Thomasdaly5,

 

 

Can you share the serial number of this network adapter? (located at the network adapter itself, containing three parts, 15 digits + 6 digits + 6 digits - xxx) Is this an OEM Dell NIC?

 

 

What is the 1000 LX device that you try to connected to?

 

 

I sent a PM to you also.

 

 

Thanks,

 

wb

 

 

TDaly
Beginner
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Hi wb,

I'll send the Serial Number via PM.

The NIC is a Dell OEM part.

The remote side is an Omnitron Systems iConverter 10GXT with a genuine Omnitron LX optic.

http://www.omnitron-systems.com/iconverter-10gxt-10-100-1000-to-10g-fiber-media-converter.php http://www.omnitron-systems.com/iconverter-10gxt-10-100-1000-to-10g-fiber-media-converter.php

We have also tested with a cheap HP switch and 3rd party optics - X710 won't work, X520 does.

Thanks,

Tom

idata
Community Manager
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Guys was there any solution found here?

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Tom,

 

 

As this is an OEM part from Dell, have you check with Dell also? What is the LR fiber you used for the XL710? Is it from Dell* supported fiber module?

 

 

There might be compatibility issue connecting to the device mentioned.

 

http://www.omnitron-systems.com/iconverter-10gxt-10-100-1000-to-10g-fiber-media-converter.php

 

 

Have you check with the Omniron system vendor?

 

 

rgds,

 

wb

 

 

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Tom,

 

 

Please feel free to update me. Thank you.

 

 

rgds,

 

wb

 

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