Known Issues

NVIDIA ConnectX-5 Adapter Cards Firmware Release Notes v16.35.3502 LTS

The following table provides a list of known bugs and limitations in regards to this release of the mlxup.

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Description: In VMware ESXi, mlxup is not a standalone tool. It requires MLNX-OFED ESXi driver and MST driver to be installed and loaded in the machine.

WA: Install and load MLNX_OFED ESXi driver (part of the ESXi 5.5 and newer Inbox driver), and MST driver, which can be found at

Keywords: mst driver, ESXi, VMware


Description: Running mlxup in parallel with MFT tools causes read/write corruptions and yields unexpected behavior.

WA: Do not run mlxup in parallel with other MFT tools.

Keywords: MFT, parallel

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