ConnectX-2 issue to install on esx 5.x 6.0, w2012 R2, and different linux NAS

Hello all,

I try to set a pair of HP mellanox connectx-2 single port (HP_0F60000010) on a ESXi 5.X or 6.0 Ux in direct cable connect but with no luck. When I try to start opensm it failed with no port detected.

The Mellanox board have firmware 2.9.1000 MIC version 1.2.0, Rom Info: type=PXE version=3.3.500 devid=26448 proto=VPI, Image FS2, Rev A1, Board Id HP ConnectX-2 SFP+.