That would be possible too — no problem technically. This site uses cookies. The workaround for me was to use a complete different quad port NIC which is supported with 5. The 8 lanes slot is needed for a SAS adapter. Upgrade VMware vSphere 5. Go to original post.

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Choose the right quad port NIC

I am still searching for two 4 bays sas arrays vmwqre a reasonable price. As you can see both ports were updated to 1. Just about to do this myself — glad to see its easy. Hi, Is it possible to use 2nd slot to install NIC? I tested it till MTU size Please type your message and try again.

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After the download extract the File wherever you want. Open link in a new tab. I read what you did, and i just used tin snips and a pliers and had it done in no time. March 24, at vmqare This sounds like a hardware problem. To upgrade the firmware I have to place the NIC into flash mode which can be done with the following command.

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I bought a second hand Dual port Gigabit interface broadcom Netextrem II c to aggregate two ethernet links on my switch.

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March 10, at Turned of Jumbo frames — all good again. But to be perfectly honest I have no idea if this will replace other portions of the firmware besides the option ROM. March 13, at To find out more, including how bc360t control cookies, see here: You don’t have JavaScript enabled.

The card was sold with a large bracket too.

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So placed the order will see how it turns out. Successful upgrade a vSphere Environment — Part 2: Great, please let me know. Step 2 — Now with the score mark in place, I simply used two pairs of pliers to bend the bracket along the score mark, which was now easy and bp.

I upgraded one of my home lab ESX to 5. This content has been marked as final. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. Thanks for the tip! As mentioned packets until MTU size worked. Actually I can configure them and add them to vSwitches but when physical plugging network cable to any of these 2 ports I get one of the light flashing red and cannot communicate I know iSCSI network works, this is what I’m trying to use this adapter for because if I use same cable and connect to previously configured vmnic1 which is Broadcom NetXtreme II BCM Base-T another adapter in this host server all works.


But can an old firmware with new driver causes jumbo frames not to work or in other words not correctly to work? Contact your web host and ask them to enable imagepng for PHP.

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