NVM Downgrade Package for Intel® Ethernet Adapters 700 Series (8.10 to 7.20 Only)



Provides the NVM downgrade package for Intel® Ethernet Adapters 700 Series. (8.10 to 7.20 Only)

Available Downloads

  • OS Independent
  • Size: 194.1 MB
  • SHA256: 8CD9A092049B7FDD7826EC6A68BD9DD6E74C8A950A8500025250B7225F492687

Detailed Description

Change Notice, May 14, 2021:
NVM Update Package 8.10 has been updated to address the following issues:

  • Allow update from fixed Image Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710-DA2 in 7.30 package to newer version 8.10
  • Allow update from HPE X710-DA2 OCP3.0 From 8.00 to newer version 8.10
  • Fix for unexpected character which was presented when RDE GET operation is performed on INTEL X710-DA2
  • Fix for the issue - Intel FPGA PAC N3000 the PCIe links to the XL710 Ethernet Controller can intermittently fail to be established.

What was updated
New Images were added to NVM Update Package configuration file and two new NVM Images with fixes are present in updated package.

Products affected

  • Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710-DA2, Product Code 870823.001, Part Number J65979-003 (or later -xxx)
  • Intel® FPGA PAC N3000, Part Number BD-NVV-N3000-1, BD-NVV-N3000-2, BD-NVV-N3000-3, BD-NVV-N3000-V, BD-NVV-N3000-VH
  • Intel® Ethernet Network Adapter X710-2 for OCP NIC 3.0, Part Number K97342-002
  • Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710-2, Part Number K97470-003;
  • Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter OCP X710-2; X710-DA2OCP1G1P5, Part J54583-002

Other information
If you use any of the affected products 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.



Note:  These files are for Downgrade from NVM 8.10 to NVM 7.20 only.

Download 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:  8.10

Supported Downgrade Version:  7.20

SW/Driver Downgrade Version(s):  25.0

Included files

  • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v8_10_to_v7_20.zip
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v7_20_EFI.zip
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v7_20_ESX.tar.gz
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v7_20_FreeBSD.tar.gz
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v7_20_Linux.tar.gz
    • 700Series_NVMDowngradePackage_v7_20_Windows.exe

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