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The table below lists the history of bugs fixed. For a list of old Bug Fixes, please see MFT Archived Bug Fixes file.

Internal Ref. No.Issue
3171708

Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in the tool not discovering the NIC when it was sitting behind CPU Socket 1 (different Rootport), thus preventing the firmware from being updated.

Keywords: CPU, Socket 1/0, firmware update

Discovered in Version: 4.21.0

Fixed in Release: 4.22.1

3179769



Description: Removed dl_down counter information from the PCIe show_counter command.

Keywords: mlxlink, PCIe

Discovered in Version: 4.21.0

CFixed in Release: 4.22.0

1923665


Description: mlxburn is not signed for Windows operating systems.

Keywords: mlxburn, Windows, operating system, signature
Discovered in Version: 4.13.0

Fixed in Release: 4.21.0

2921910



Description: Added support for large access registers such as IMPORT_KEK_HANDLE.

Keywords: mlxreg

Discovered in Version: 4.18.0

Fixed in Release: 4.20.0

2855158

Description: Fixed and issue that prevented fastfwreset from enabling the device. To avoid such situation, a new parameter was added '-p' to disable the functionality of disable hot plug interrupt.

Keywords: fastfwreset

Discovered in Version: 4.18.0

Fixed in Release: 4.20.0

2834389




Description: Limited the SET operations on IB devices to registers of up to 240 bytes.

Keywords: mlxreg

Discovered in Version: 4.18.0

Fixed in Release: 4.20.0

2274123

Description: mlxfwreset is supported on SmartNic devices on Windows OS only if the device's name format is "mt*_pciconf*" and not "**:**.*". 

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.20.0

2871042

Description: mlxfwmanager default query on switches will take pci_cr0 instead of pciconf0, which is expected to fail in secure-fw switches.

Keywords: mlxfwmanager, pci_cr0, pciconf

Discovered in Version: 4.18.0

Fixed in Release: 4.20.0

2580945

Description: Host reboot may reboot the Arm side as well if the device's configuration is done via mlxconfig.

Keywords: Non-Volatile configuration, Arm, reboot

Discovered in Version: 4.16.3

Fixed in Release: 4.18.1

2850979



Description: Fixed mlxlink PCIe link validation flow on NVIDIA BlueField controller mode.

Keywords: mlxlink, PCIe, NVIDIA BlueField

Discovered in Version: 4.17.0

Fixed in Release: 4.18.0

2578359





Description: Using Phyless reset with level 4 (warm reboot with NIC phyless reset) may result in hardware errors and link dropping.

Keywords: Phyless reset

Discovered in Version: 4.17.0

Fixed in Release: 4.18.0

2665520




Description: Issuing mlxfwreset -l 4 in a multihost system or within a DPU device will lead to the host reboot without affecting the device.

Keywords: Multihost; host reboot

Discovered in Version: 4.17.0

Fixed in Release: 4.18.0

2578580



Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in getting MVPD read errors from the mlxfwmanager during fast reboot.

Keywords: mlxfwmanager, MVPD_READ4 failed, fast reboot

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2628490






Description: Fixed inconsistent flashing of the firmware when using the IPMB service.

Keywords: flint

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2395589






Description: Changed the flint "--activate" flag behavior to include a minimal delay of 1 second to avoid disconnections if the connected port is being activated.
To use the "legacy" activation flow, use the "--activate_delay_sec 0" command.

Keywords: "--activate" flag, flint

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2494596






Description: Flint now supports the "--activate_delay_sec" flag which performs the activation on the newly burned firmware after the specified delay.
Note: The burn flow will be locked after this command has been sent for a couple of minutes, until activation flow is done.

Keywords: "--activate_delay_sec" flag, flint

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2443427






Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in "--json" flag not working with features that require a user confirmation. 

Note: Despite the fix, it is recommended to use the "--json" flag with the force flag set to yes.

Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2071210






Description: mlxconfig query for the BOOT_INTERRUPT_DIS TLV shows a wrong value in the "current value" field.

Keywords: mlxconfig

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2154936






Description: mst version returns an incorrect string:

mst, MFT_VERSION_STR built on TOOLS_BUILD_TIME + Git SHA Hash: TOOLS_GIT_SHA

Keywords: mst

Discovered in Version: 4.14.2

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2224507







Description: mstflint is currently not in ConnectX-6 Lx adapter cards.

Keywords: mstflint

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2183083







Description: MFT tools do not support using combined short flags without a separation between them.

For example: 

  • Not recommended: -emc
  • Recommended: -e -m -c
Keywords: Short flags

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2391274







Description: mlxfwreset is not supported in SmartNIC devices. 

Keywords: mlxfwreset, SmartNIC devices. 

Discovered in Version: 4.16.3

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2060223






Description: Performing a driver restart while burning the firmware results in firmware burning failure, and occasionally in device being inaccessible.

Keywords: Firmware burning, driver restart

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2200381







Description: CPLDUPDATE tool cannot work with both GPIO and firmware modes enabled on NVIDIA Spectrum-3 switches.

Keywords: CPLDUPDATE

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.17.0

2439595



Description: Updated the following libraries versions:

  • OpenSSL to version 1.1.1i
  • Curl to version 7.75.0
  • tcl to version 8.6.11
  • SQLite to version 3.33.0
Keywords: Libraries

Discovered in Version: 4.16.1

Fixed in Release: 4.16.3

2400106





Description: Added support for signing kernel modules on Ubuntu/Debian

Keywords: Secure boot

Discovered in Version: 4.16.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.1

2297524



Description: Fixed an issue that caused lifecycle to be wrongly reported in ConnectX-6 adapter cards. 

Keywords: lifecycle, Connectx-6

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2319179

Description: Fixed an issue that caused HMAC not to be written in livefish.

Note: HMAC is now supported only from the Arm side and only if not in secure mode.

Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2084837

Description: Setting the speeds (50GbE and 100GbE) for the new devices (Connect-X 6 and above, Quantum switches and above) requires specifying the number of lanes for the speed:

mlxlink -d <dev> --speeds [50G_2X | 50G_1X | 100G_2X | 100G_4X]

For PRBS mode, to work with PAM4 speeds, use the same speed naming for (50GbE, and 100GbE).

Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2125012

Description: In case a device enters the livefish mode and all the information on the flash including write-protected manufacturing information is lost, flint might not be able to recover the device. 

Keywords: flint

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2137820

Description: Running the flint query in parallel with the mst stop "–force" flag might cause the device to get into an undefined state and may require a power cycle to resolve the issue.

Keywords: flint

Discovered in Version: 4.14.2

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2151018

Description: Occasionally, when burning MFA2 using flint, it might get stuck if in the middle of the process mlxfwreset is executed. 

Keywords: MFA2, flint

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2234042




Description: Running CPLD on a remote device might take a very long time due to TCP transactions processing time.

Keywords: cpldupdate

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2193807

Description: Cable firmware burning capability is not supported.

Keywords: mlxcables

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2248709




Description: Burning tools cannot burn over mtusb interface, the tool will exit with the following error "mf object is NULL".

Keywords: mstusb, burning tools

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2319984




Description: Fixed an issue that caused the margin scan to fail with the following message: Eye scan not completed.

Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

1683637




Description: Fixed an issue that prevented mlxfwstress from turning ON stress types when two stress types conflicted with each other. In this case, using 'ALL' with 'on' operation resulted in mlxfwstress choosing to run only one of them.

Keywords: mlxfwstress

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2259628


Description: Wrong supported cable speed is displayed when using cable with P/N MCP2M00-A01A on a BlueField device. 

Keywords: BlueField, cables

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2288076




Description: Fixed an issue that caused the device to be inaccessible for 3 minutes when applied bad tokens.

Keywords: mlxconfig

Discovered in Version: 4.15.1

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2287949

Description: Hardware Security Module (HSM) capability is supported in secure firmware only and not in secure boot.

Keywords: HSM, secure firmware, secure boot

Discovered in Version: 4.15.0

Fixed in Release: 4.16.0

2234042

Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in a long CPLD running time.

Keywords: Installation

Discovered in Version: 4.14.1

Fixed in Release: 4.15.0

1885535



Description: Fixed deb installation in chroot environment.

Keywords: Installation

Discovered in Version: 4.14.1

Fixed in Release: 4.15.0

2153427


Description: mlxlink cable commands do not work on FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT OS.

Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.14.2

Fixed in Release: 4.15.0

2176654


Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in port split query failure on a switch with P/N MSN4600-CS2RO.
Keywords: Port split
Discovered in Version: 4.14.4

Fixed in Release: 4.15.0

2123421



Description: Enabled the test mode while the port was disabled (unplugged cable).
Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.14.2

2113431



Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in missing field (ob_leva) while setting the serdes_tx parameters.
Keywords: mlxlink

Discovered in Version: 4.14.0-105

Fixed in Release: 4.14.1

1918749


Description: mlxlink tool displays a wrong speed when using ETH cables on ConnectX-6 adapter cards.
Keywords: mlxlink
Discovered in Version: 4.13.0

Fixed in Release: 4.14.0-105

1895525




Description: If MFT is not installed via the standard installer, MLNX_WINMFT must be set manually to point to the MFT path.
Keywords: MFT installation
Discovered in Version: 4.13.0

Fixed in Release: 4.14.0-105

795705Description: Fixed an issue that prevented mlxburn from reading the VPD on ppc64/ppc64le machines where the device shared the same B:D:F address with another PCI device on different PCI domains.
Keywords: VPD, ppc64/ppc64le machines
Discovered in Version: 4.4.0
Fixed in Release: 4.13.3
1608671/1523443Description: mlxfwmanager "–download" command is currently not functional on PPC64/PPC64le and aarch64 platforms.
Keywords: mlxfwmanager, PPC64/PPC64le/aarch64
Discovered in Version: 4.11.0
Fixed in Release: 4.13.0
1599465Description: Fixed an issue that resulted in mlxfwreset failure when running it on an AMD processor.
Keywords: mlxfwreset, AMD processor
Discovered in Version: 4.11.0
Fixed in Release: 4.13.0
1655224

Description: Decreased mstflint query timeout from 80 seconds to 8 seconds. In case the tool does not get a response from the device after 8 seconds, the following error message is displayed:
"Cannot open Device: /dev/mst/mt4117_pciconf0. Resource unavailable".

Keywords: mstflint query
Discovered in Version: 4.11.0
Fixed in Release: 4.12.0

1307423

Description: Execution of the mlxfwreset utility on a device with VFs configured may take longer than expected to be completed.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1316844

Description: fwtrace is correctly not functional on PPC machines when the driver is loaded with firmware v 1x.22.1002.

Keywords: fwtrace, PPC

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1338958

Description: mlxfwreset is not supported in Socket Direct devices on Power platforms.

Keywords: mlxfwreset, Power, Socket Direct

Discovered in Version: 4.10.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1406842

Description: MFT tools run slower on Bluefield devices. Firmware burning may take up to 20 minutes.

Keywords: BlueField, firmware burn

Discovered in Version: 4.10.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1335391

Description: FW-reset for PPC Socket Direct is currently functional on Power9 InfiniBand setups only. The Minimum skiboot is: OPAL skiboot-v5.9-240-g081882690163

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1356238

Description: Fixed an issue that caused the MFT tools’ execution runtime in Windows OS to be longer than expected. e.g fastfwreset took up to 5 seconds to complete execution.

Keywords: General, MFT tools

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1056570/

1058462

Description: Running the mlxcable tool in parallel on the same device (cable) may result in failure.

Keywords: mlxcable

Discovered in Version: 4.7.0

Fixed in Release: 4.11.0

1321724

Description: Occasionally, when running mlxfwreset in Windows platforms, it may cause the device to malfunction during the reset process.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.10.0

1315138

Description: Fixed an issue that caused mlxburn to fail generating a binary image in Windows.

Keywords: Image generation

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.10.0

1350622

Description: Fixed an issue that prevented the driver from starting on a PPC platforms when used the mlxfwreset tool.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Version: 4.9.0

Fixed in Release: 4.10.0

1213983

Description: Connect-IB function per port (FPP_EB) is not exposed at mlxconfig.

Keywords: mlxfwreset, Connect-IB

Discovered in Version: 4.7.0

Fixed in Release: 4.9.0

540511

Description: If an unexpected shutdown occurs after running the firmware update package (UPMF) in Windows, 'mst status' may not show any devices when the machine comes up.

Keywords: mst

Discovered in Version: 4.0.0

Fixed in Release: 4.8.0

554872

Description: FreeBSD PCI access API is currently not supported.

Keywords: mlxburn

Discovered in Release: 4.0.0

Fixed in Release: 4.8.0

1064918/

1069102

Description: mlxfwreset does not load the firmware properly on a Socket-Direct card.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Release: 4.7.0

Fixed in Release: 4.8.0

1041544/

1041545

Description: When the port is set with NO FEC, the Raw Errors Counters will always show 0.

Keywords: mlxlink, Raw Errors Counters

Discovered in Release: 4.7.0

Fixed in Release: 4.8.0

1097425

Description: mlxfwmanager does not handle Socket Direct adapters correctly.

Keywords: mlxfwmanager

Discovered in Release: 4.7.0

Fixed in Release: 4.8.0

676539

Description: mlxuptime and mget_temp are not working against INBAND ConnectX-4/ ConnectX-4 Lx devices.

Keywords: mlxuptime

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.7.0

955525

Description: Image generation fails when generating a ConnectX-5 image on FreeBSD12- CURRENT.

Keywords: ConnectX-5, image generation, FreeBSD12-CURRENT

Discovered in Release: 4.6.0

Fixed in Release: 4.7.0

907531

Description: mlxfwreset is not functional on MultiHost and Socket Direct NICs.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Release: 4.6.0

Fixed in Release: 4.7.0

969322/

969566

Description: mlxfwreset may fail to reset the device on Ubuntu PPC64LE systems when multiple kernels are installed.

Keywords: kernel module, mlxfwreset, Ubuntu PPC64LE

Discovered in Release: 4.6.0

Fixed in Release: 4.7.0

759915/

778296/

854084/

795109/

759015

Description: Segmentation fault may occur in fwtrace on RedHat 6.5 and 6.7 systems.

Keywords: fwtrace

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.7.0

795226/

795657/

862607

Description: Occasionally, MFT tools (driver mode) do not function after running mlxfwreset in PowerPC machines.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.6.0

795028/

795705

Description: mlxburn fails to read VPD on machines where the device shares the same B:D:F address with another PCI device on different PCI domains

Keywords: mlxburn

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.6.0

385113

Description: Reading the VPD using the “-vpd_rw” flag or programing the VPD may take up to 5 mins.

Keywords: mlxburn

Discovered in Release: 3.7.0

Fixed in Release: 4.6.0

795756/

795916

Description: mlxfwreset disables and enables all Mellanox devices’ Network Interfaces when resetting the firmware on a device that at least one of its network interfaces is up.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.5.0

795479/

795521

Description: Running mlxfwreset against OEM devices may enter the device to a undefined state.

Keywords: mlxfwreset

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.5.0

697509

Description: PPTT and PPRT registers are not supported in switches.

Keywords: mlxreg

Discovered in Release: 4.3.0

Fixed in Release: 4.5.0

757651/

778451

Description: Fixed an issue causing the mlxcables tool to show wrong temperature value when querying the cable several times in loop.

Keywords: mlxcables

Discovered in Release: 4.4.0

Fixed in Release: 4.5.0