Changes and New Features

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

For a list of old Changes and Features, please see Changes and New Features History.

Category

Changes

Rev. 14.32.17

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Added an option to enable/disable NIC mode on BlueField-2 and BlueFIeld-3, as well as additional internal/external BlueField HCA settings.

For Further information, please refer to the latest NVIDIA PreBoot Drivers User Manual and the latest NVIDIA BlueField User Manual.

Added an option to enable/disable macOS Monterey on BlueField-3 from the host side.

For Further information, please refer to the latest PreBoot Drivers User Manual and the latest NVIDIA BlueField User Manual.

NVIDIA BlueField-2

Added support for boot over BlueField-2 when the device is operating in NIC mode and InfiniBand link type.

NVIDIA BlueField-2 and BlueField-3

Added the ability to expose AIP UEFI protocol on BlueFIeld DPU when the device is operating on NIC mode.

The following are the lists of UEFI APIs (protocols) installed over UEFI:

Driver handle

  • EFI Component name Protocol

  • EFI Component name 2 Protocol

  • EFI Diagnostics Protocol

  • EFI Diagnostics 2 Protocol

  • EFI Driver Health Protocol

PCI controller handle

  • EFI Driver binding protocol (driver start, stop, supported) installed by system UEFI on handle

Port handle

(child handle to PCI controller handle, one handle per port)

  • EFI Device Path Protocol

  • EFI Network Interface Identifier Protocol (UNDI)

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