Solarflare SFN8522 Adapters for Dell

These documents apply to the following Solarflare Flareon Ultra SFN8522 and SFN8522-Onload 10GbE Adapters for Dell:

  • Solarflare SFN8522 OLP 10Gb 2 Port SFP+ Adapter, Full Height; Dell P/N 540-BBTM; Customer Kit 540-BBTP
  • Solarflare SFN8522 OLP 10Gb 2 Port SFP+ Adapter, Low Profile; Dell P/N 540-BBTL; Customer Kit 540-BBTI
  • Solarflare SFN8522 10Gb 2 Port SFP+ Adapter, Full Height; Dell P/N 540-BBTO; Customer Kit 540-BBTJ
  • Solarflare SFN8522 10Gb 2 Port SFP+ Adapter, Low Profile; Dell P/N 540-BBTN; Customer Kit 540-BBTK

The following Linux drivers are suitable for the network adapter listed above, unless explicitly stated to the contrary.
Linux DriversPart, Date
v4.12.1.1021
[Version 42]
SF-103848-LS
13 October 2017
v4.12.1.1021
[Version 33]
SF-104979-LS
13 October 2017
The Linux utilities RPM package contains the sfupdate utility which can be used to reflash the firmware on the adapter. The ReleaseNote contains a changelog for all firmware changes between public releases.
Linux Utilities (incl. Firmware update)Part, Date
v6.5.0.1003
[Version 60]
SF-104451-LS
10 November 2017
v6.5.0.1003
[Version 51]
SF-107601-LS
10 November 2017
v6.5.0.1003
[Version 46]
SF-105095-LS
10 November 2017
v4.10.0.1012
[Version 5]
SF-108317-LS
04 November 2016

The following VMware drivers are suitable for all of the network adapters listed above, unless explicitly stated to the contrary.

VMware DriversPart, Date
4.8.4.1000
[Version 1]
SF-116711-LS
09 August 2016
4.8.4.1000
[Version 1]
SF-116712-LS
09 August 2016

The following Windows drivers are suitable for all of the network adapters listed above, unless explicity stated to the contrary.

Windows Drivers and Firmware updatePart, Date
v4.12.1.1025
[Version 13]
SF-107785-LS
30 October 2017
v4.12.2.1002
[Version 7]
SF-116384-LS
07 November 2017
DocumentationPart, Date
[Version 20]
SF-103837-CD
28 September 2017