HowTo Uninstall MLNX-OS and Install ONIE on Mellanox Switches

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    This post shows the procedure to un-install MLNX-OS and install ONIE instead.

     

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    Setup

    Connect to the switch via the console port and login to the switch.

    This example was taken using SN2700 Spectrum switch.

     

    Configuration

    1. Reboot the MLNX-OS, use the reload command

    switch (config) # reload

     

    2. look for the prompt on the console menu and click CTRL-S to enter the Grub menu. Select ONIE

     

     

    Type YES to uninstall MLNX-OS

     

     

    Note: This procedure is long and takes 2-3 hours.

     

    Once Completed the system will reboot and ONIE will be loaded.