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EEPROM not present

Question asked by qrand on Jul 25, 2017

I have several servers with S7150 FirePro cards. Most work fine. Three won't update PLX firmware.

In RHEL 7

# ./atiflash -i

adapter bn dn dID       asic           flash      romsize test    bios p/n
======= == == ==== =============== ============== ======= ==== ================
   0    03 00 6929 Tonga           M25P40/c         80000 pass 113-C7630700-100
   1    05 00 6929 Tonga           M25P40/c         80000 pass 113-C7630700-100

# ./amdgflash -i=0 -plx_write=113-8747CA-200.bin -f

AMDGFLASH version 0.3, Copyright (c) 2016 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Old Firmware Ver : N/A
New Firmware Ver : 113-8747CA-200

Errors detected while writing to PLX EEPROM.

# cat TOOL.LOG

[215:121] (Error) CPLXControl::WriteEEPROMDword() - timeout waiting for transaction complete.

[215:121] (Error) CPLXControl::WriteEEPROM() - failed to write to EEPROM at offset 0x0

# ./amdgflash -i=0 -plx_status

AMDGFLASH version 0.3, Copyright (c) 2016 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

[0] VendorID: 0x1002 DeviceID: 0x6929 SSID: 0x0334 (03:00.0) (C76307-FGL TONGA)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
PLX EEPROM not present.

 

Since the card is detectable it seems unlikely that the EEPROM is missing. An internet search hinted that a jumper might be missing. I don't want to remove the cover unless necessary.

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