HP microserver gen8, bcm5720, connectivity issues

Patrik Stenfeldt

New Member
Jan 6, 2019
Hi all

I have seen that multiple people run proxmox on the above mentioned server.

After updating all firmwares and a lot of swearing i finally installed proxmox.
I now have major issues with the network connectivity. i can only get a stable connection if i lower the speed to 100mbit and half duplex.

I have tried 3 different cables and 3 different ports on the switch.
it runs windows (both 10 and server 2016) and esxi fine with gigabit speeds but neither red hat or proxmox does.

Esxi runs tg3 drivers as well as proxmox.

Anyone else with microserver gen8 have had the same issues?


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