NVM Downgrade Package for Intel® Ethernet Adapters 700 Series (7.3 to 6.8 Only)

19603
2/24/2021

Introduction

Provides the NVM downgrade package for Intel® Ethernet Adapters 700 Series. (7.30 to 6.80 Only)

Available Downloads

  • OS Independent
  • Size: 153.6 MB
  • SHA1: 4B89AF5324758D61EF5CC8A5180057936611E035

Detailed Description

Change Notice, April 1, 2021:

NVM Update Package 7.30 has been updated due to the issue: Link remains down after link down-link up operation on ESXi* OS.

What was updated:

A single NVM image file was updated to address the link toggle issue.

Product affected:

Only one product is affected: Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710-DA2, Product Code 870823.001, Part Number J65979-003 (or later -xxx).

Issue is present only on ESXi operating system.

Other information:

If you use the affected product listed above, it is recommended that you update to the new NVM package file. Otherwise, there is no need to update. All other files remain as is; there is no impact to other products.

-----------------------------------------------

Overview

Note: These files are for Downgrade from NVM 7.30 to NVM 6.80 only.

Downloads NVM downgrade package for Intel® Ethernet Adapters

Read before using the downgrade files

While NVM upgrades and downgrades use the same tool set, the order of operations is reversed. The downgrade tool executes first, followed by installation of the matched drivers.

This download package supports the following downgrade path only:

Current NVM Version: 7.30

Supported Downgrade Version: 6.80

SW/Driver Downgrade Version(s): 23.4, 23.5, 23.5.1, 23.5.2

Included files

  • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v7_30_to_v6_80.zip
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v6_80_EFI.zip
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v6_80_ESX.tar.gz
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v6_80_FreeBSD.tar.gz
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v6_80_Linux.tar.gz
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v6_80_Windows.exe

Usage guide

NVM Downgrade Using the Intel® Ethernet NVM Update Tool for Microsoft Windows*: Quick Usage Guide

Related topics