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Mellanox OFED VPI Drivers and Utilities

The "Mellanox OFED VPI Drivers and Utilities" repository provides all packages required for InfiniBand and Ethernet modes of operation with HPE Mellanox adapters on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Please note that "Ethernet+RoCE" Mellanox Linux drivers are already provided with HPE Service Pack for Proliant. For customers requiring complete InfiniBand functionality, install packages from "Mellanox OFED VPI Drivers and Utilities" repository.

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Subscribe your system to the MLNX_OFED repository

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Cut-n-paste the following section (substituting ditribution, architecture and project version) into /etc/yum.repos.d/MLNX_OFED.repo on your system:


[MLNX_OFED]
name=Mellanox OFED VPI Drivers and Utilities
baseurl=http://downloads.linux.hpe.com/SDR/repo/mlnx_ofed/RHEL/dist_ver/arch/project_ver
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0


Where:

   dist_ver      6.8, 6.9, 7.3, 7.4
   arch          x86_64  
   project_ver   current, 4.3-1.0.1.0 
        

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Cut-n-paste the following section (substituting ditribution, architecture and project version) into /etc/zypp/repos.d/MLNX_OFED.repo on your system:


[MLNX_OFED]
name=Mellanox OFED VPI Drivers and Utilities
baseurl=http://downloads.linux.hpe.com/SDR/repo/mlnx_ofed/suse/dist_ver/arch/project_ver
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0


Where:

   dist_ver      SLES11-SP3, SLES11-SP4, SLES12-SP2, SLES12-SP3
   arch          x86_64  
   project_ver   current, 4.3-1.0.1.0 
        


Important Notes while updating OFEDv4.3-1.0.1.0


MLNX_OFED Rev 4.3-1.0.1.0 is compatible with the following HPE VPI Adapter firmware's :


HCA HPE Infiniband/Ethernet Adapters Recommended Firmware Rev. Additional Firmware Rev.
ConnectX®-3 Pro HP InfiniBand QDR/Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 544+M Adapter (764282-B21) 2.42.5000 2.40.5030
HP InfiniBand FDR/Ethernet 10Gb/40Gb 2-port 544+M Adapter (764283-B21) 2.42.5004 2.40.5072
HP InfiniBand FDR/Ethernet 10Gb/40Gb 2-port 544+QSFP Adapter (764284-B21) 2.42.5004 2.40.5072
HP InfiniBand FDR/Ethernet 10Gb/40Gb 2-port 544+FLR-QSFP Adapter (764285-B21) 2.42.5016 2.40.5072
HP InfiniBand QDR/Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 544+FLR-QSFP Adapter (764286-B21) 2.42.5000 2.40.5030
ConnectX®-4 HPE Apollo A10 InfiniBand EDR (100Gb) 2-port Adapter (843400-B21) 12.21.1000 12.20.1030
HPE InfiniBand EDR/Ethernet 100Gb 2-port 840QSFP28 Adapter (825111-B21) 12.21.1000 12.20.1030
HPE InfiniBand EDR/Ethernet 100Gb 1-port 840QSFP28 Adapter (825110-B21) 12.21.1000 12.20.1030
ConnectX®-IB HP Infiniband FDR 2P 545M Adapter (702213-B21) 10.16.1058 10.16.1038
HP Infiniband FDR 2P 545FLR-QSFP Adapter (702212-B21) 10.16.1038 10.16.1006
HP Infiniband FDR 2P 545QSFP Adapter (702211-B21) 10.16.1038 10.16.1006
ConnectX®-5 HPE InfiniBand EDR 100Gb 1-port 841QSFP28 Adapter (872725-B21) 16.21.2808 16.21.1000
HPE InfiniBand EDR/Ethernet 100Gb 2-port 841QSFP28 Adapter (872726-B21) 16.21.2808 NA
HPE Apollo InfiniBand EDR 100Gb 2-port 841z Mezzanine FIO Adapter (872723-B21) 16.21.2808 NA

Note : Please refer the respective Adapter firmware download page at HPE.com for further information on compatible switch type/firmware etc.


Installing MLNX_OFED packages

Once you are subscribed to the repository, follow instructions from the guides below to install packages from MLNX_OFED Repository:


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL6.8


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL6.9


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL7.3


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL7.4


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES11SP3


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES11SP4


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES12SP2


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES12SP3


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