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Feb 11, 2022

usb fling QNAP QNA-UC5G1T USB to 5GbE Adapter (can't get to work)

Looking for anyone with ideas...

I don't see any issues but cannot see arp from neighbors?

ASIX Elec. Corp. AX88179 USB nics working. But the QNAP nic will not work. Open to any ideas? Suggestions? Etc..

Background

[root@esxi2:~] esxcli network ip neighbor list -i vmk2
Neighbor Mac Address Vmknic Expiry State Type
------------ ------------ ------ ------ ----- ----
172.16.40.40 (incomplete) vmk2 -1 sec Invalid
172.16.40.41 (incomplete) vmk2 -1 sec Invalid

[root@esxi2:~] esxcfg-vswitch -l

DVS Name Num Ports Used Ports Configured Ports MTU Uplinks
VSAN-DVS 2560 4 512 1500 vusb1

DVPort ID In Use Client
8 1 vusb1
9 0
10 0
11 0
0 1 vmk2

[root@esxi2:~] esxcli network nic list
Name PCI Device Driver Admin Status Link Status Speed Duplex MAC Address MTU Description
------ ------------ ------ ------------ ----------- ----- ------ ----------------- ---- -----------
vmnic0 0000:00:1f.6 ne1000 Up Up 1000 Full 00:23:24:b7:70:9a 1500 Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V
vusb0 Pseudo uether Up Up 1000 Full 7c:c2:c6:30:48:30 1500 ASIX Elec. Corp. AX88179
vusb1 Pseudo uether Up Up 1000 Full 24:5e:be:68:73:d2 1500 QNAP QNAP QNA-UC5G1T USB to 5GbE Adapter
vusb2 Pseudo uether Up Up 1000 Full 7c:c2:c6:23:32:58 1600 ASIX Elec. Corp. AX88179

[root@esxi2:~] esxcli network nic get -n vusb1
Advertised Auto Negotiation: true
Advertised Link Modes: 1000BaseT/Full, 100BaseT/Full, 10BaseT/Full, Auto
Auto Negotiation: true
Cable Type:
Current Message Level: -1
Driver Info:
Bus Info: 0000:00:00:0
Driver: uether
Firmware Version: NA
Version: 1.0.0.0
Link Detected: true
Link Status: Up
Name: vusb1
PHYAddress: 0
Pause Autonegotiate: false
Pause RX: false
Pause TX: false
Supported Ports:
Supports Auto Negotiation: true
Supports Pause: false
Supports Wakeon: false
Transceiver:
Virtual Address: 00:50:56:58:33:f3
Wakeon: None

Feb 12, 2022

Problem Solved:

[root@esxi0:~] esxcli network nic list
Name PCI Device Driver Admin Status Link Status Speed Duplex MAC Address MTU Description
------ ------------ ------ ------------ ----------- ----- ------ ----------------- ---- -----------
vmnic0 0000:00:1f.6 ne1000 Up Up 1000 Full 00:23:24:a9:ab:60 1500 Intel Corporation Ethernet Connection (2) I219-LM
vusb0 Pseudo uether Up Up 1000 Full 7c:c2:c6:2f:53:33 1500 ASIX Elec. Corp. AX88179
vusb1 Pseudo uether Up Up 5000 Full 24:5e:be:68:73:8f 9000 QNAP Pacific
vusb2 Pseudo uether Up Up 1000 Full 7c:c2:c6:2f:53:4a 1600 ASIX Elec. Corp. AX88179

One has to use windows desktop and update the firmware:
https://www.qnap.com/en/download?model=qna-uc5g1t&category=firmware

After firmware is updated, this works as expected. About 3.5 Gbps.