[CentOS] Solarflare SFC9000 direct connection

Tue Jul 10 18:56:18 UTC 2018
lejeczek <peljasz at yahoo.co.uk>

On 10/07/18 17:56, mark wrote:
> lejeczek via CentOS wrote:
>> hi guys
>> I wonder if any of you might be using SFN6122F-R7 SFP+ (SFC9000, same
>> firmware everywhere, Centos 7.5 too.
>> I'm trying poor man's setup to get the servers onto 10GbE network.
>> Setup is such that three Dell R815 are connected to each other, each has
>> one Solarflare(SFP ports) and each Solarflare is set as net-team(both ports
>> on a card are net-team device) with runner in broadcast mode. And it all
>> seems to work, they ping each other, iperf okey.
>> The problem, big problem is that when traffic start to flow between all
>> three servers simultaneously, with rsync for example, then!! one box gets
>> shoot in the head, hard reset, gone. Every time same one box.
>> Sure there are some bits that run on that one box that are not on the
>> other two.
>> Now, I know you would normally put it via a switch, but like I said:
>> poor man's config, but you would not expect system to die like this
>> neither, right?
> What CPU do they have?
>        mark
dell r815 are AMD platform, Opteron 63xx.