Dell QDR Network Dual-Port Daughter Mezzanine Adapter Firmware 2.9.1

this firmware is for Dell QDR Dual-Port Daughter Mezzanine Adapter in PowerEdge C6200 & C6220

Fixes & Enhancements

1.Wrong UAR mapping in pages larger than 4K: Blueflame did not work on UAR pages larger than 4K
2.Congestion Notification Packet may cause HCA to stall under extreme conditions
3.When in unsolicited mode a completion message is not sent on every completion
4.PCIe compatibility issue with a specific PCIe root complex
5.HCA may hang upon CLOSE_PORT command during data stress (ID 91657)
6.Ethernet: Potential packet drops in Pause mode
7.QUERY_DEV_CAP.log_max_bf_regs_per_page fixed from 8 to 3
8.PCIe slow handling of configuration cycles may cause NMI
9.Potential delay in responding to configuration cycles upon data stress
10.High Bit Error Rate on active cables
11.PCI Express compliancy: The ConnectX device may transmit before the PCI Express receiver detect is enabled
12.Slow VPD performance might cause NMI
13.Possible wrong link state during link bring up
14.High Bit Error Rate on active cables
15.Potential delay in responding to configuration cycles upon data stress
16.RoCE issue:Wrong GID in VPI
17.RoCE issue:Missing GUIDs in Ethernet only cards


Version 2.9.1000, A01



Release date

05 Apr 2012

Last Updated

16 Apr 2013


Available formats

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Other versions
2.9.1,2.9.1 16 Apr 20132:12:47 AM
Applies to
QDR dual port daughter Card
Installation instructions
please reference ConnectX-FW-2_9_1000-release_notes.pdf
Important Information
QDR Dual-Port Daughter Mezzanine Adapter -MCQH29 XDR FW2.9.1
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).