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
v4.10.6.1002
[Version 41]
SF-103848-LS
03 May 2017
v4.10.6.1002
[Version 32]
SF-104979-LS
03 May 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
v6.4.0.1003
[Version 59]
SF-104451-LS
11 July 2017
v6.4.0.1003
[Version 50]
SF-107601-LS
11 July 2017
v6.4.0.1003
[Version 45]
SF-105095-LS
11 July 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
v4.10.4.1004
[Version 11]
SF-107785-LS
28 February 2017
v4.10.6.1000
[Version 6]
SF-116384-LS
05 April 2017
DocumentationPart, Date
[Version 19]
SF-103837-CD
29 June 2017