Troubleshooting

NVIDIA BlueField-2 BF2500 Ethernet DPU Controller User Manual

The BF2500 Controller Card no longer works

  • Reseat the BF2500 Controller Card in its slot or a different slot, if necessary

  • Try using another cable

  • Reboot the system

BF2500 Controller Card stopped working after installing another BF2500 card

  • Try removing and re-installing all BF2500 Controller Cards

  • Check that cables are connected properly

Link indicator light is off

  • Try another port on the switch

  • Make sure the cable is securely attached

  • Check you are using the proper cables that do not exceed the recommended lengths

  • Verify that your switch and BF2500 Controller Card port are compatible

Link light is on, but with no communication established

  • Check that both the BF2500 Controller Card and its link are set to the same speed and duplex settings

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