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NVIDIA SN2100 switch fails to connect using 40/100GbE copper cable

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Applies to

  • NVIDIA SN2100 Switch
  • Cumulus Linux 4.4.3
  • X1151A Adapter
  • X1146A Adapter
  • ONTAP 9


After connecting supported 40/100GbE copper cables from a NVIDIA SN2100 switch to a compatible adapter in an AFF or FAS controller, the link remains down on the switch:

cumulus@cumulus:mgmt:~$ net show interface all

State  Name      Spd   MTU    Mode       LLDP              Summary
-----  --------- ----  -----  ---------- ----------------- --------
DN      swp3      N/A  9216   Trunk/L2                     Master: bridge(UP)
DN      swp4      N/A  9216   Trunk/L2                     Master: bridge(UP)


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