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Mellanox switch no longer boots up after Onyx firmware upgrade

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Mellanox switch SN2010


After upgrading the Mellanox Onyx firmware the switch no longer boots up. Following error are shown when booting
[  13.121372] vrf[538]: Configure dns IPv4 rule
[  13.130377] vrf[538]: Configure dns IPv6 rule
[  13.138353] vrf[538]: Initial VRF configuration succeeded
[  13.150075] vrf[949]: Stop VRF service
[  16.201889] sx_core: Failed to access MTECR, status=4
[  16.207552] sx_core 0000:01:00.0: Failed to initialize temperature monitoring
[  16.223916] iounmap: bad address 0000000054d388c2
[  16.231079] pci_register_driver() returned successfully but probe function failed
[  16.239487] PCI probe failed, aborting (err=-5)
[  16.272608] sh[686]: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'sx_core': Input/output error
[  16.285253] sh[686]: Loading SX core:[FAILED]
[  16.293709] sh[686]: sxdkernel start error:0!!!
[  16.306676] mdinit[993]: Running system image: X86_64 3.10.4206 2023-03-08 19:11:42 x86_64
[  17.309782] mdinit[993]: Applying initial configuration: Jun 22 11:12:02 INFO  LOG: Initializing SX log with STDOUT as output file.
[  17.325357] mdinit[993]: error: No such file or directory
[  17.334281] mdinit[993]: Jun 22 11:12:02 ERROR  SX_NET_LIB: sxd_open_device error No such file or directory.

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