HPE Foundation Software (HFS) version support matrix















Table 1 below reflects the most current HPE Foundation Software with Linux operating system version support and minimum compatibility.




Table 2 below reflects minimum Linux kernel version compatibility for Superdome Flex family of servers with Intel compatible persistent memory.














Last update
September 29, 2022






TABLE 1








Platform Minimum HFS version for platform Supported SUSE versions Minimum HFS version for OS version Supported
Red Hat versions
Minimum HFS version for OS version Supported
Oracle Linux versions
Minimum HFS version for OS version Supported Oracle UEK versions Minimum HFS version for OS version
Superdome Flex 280 2.4 SLES 15 SP2 2.4 RHEL 7.9 2.4 Oracle Linux 7.9 2.4.1 UEK 5
UEK 6
2.4.1


SLES 15 SP3 2.4.2 RHEL 8.2 2.4 Oracle Linux 8.2 2.4.1 UEK 6 2.4.1




RHEL 8.3 2.4 Oracle Linux 8.3 2.4 UEK 6 2.4




RHEL 8.4 2.4.2 Oracle Linux 8.4 2.4.2 UEK 6 2.4.2




RHEL 8.5 2.4.3.2 Oracle Linux 8.5 2.4.3.2 UEK 6 2.4.3.2



SLES 15 SP4

2.4.5
RHEL 8.6 2.4.5 Oracle Linux 8.6 2.4.5 UEK 6
UEK 7
2.4.5




RHEL 9.0 2.4.5 Oracle Linux 9.0 2.4.5 UEK 7 2.4.5










Superdome Flex
Intel Xeon 62xx and 82xx
1.6 SLES 12 SP2 1.6 RHEL 7.3 1.6 Oracle Linux 7.3 1.6 UEK 5 1.6
(Cascade Lake)
SLES 12 SP3 1.6 RHEL 7.4 1.6 Oracle Linux 7.4 1.6 UEK 5 1.6


SLES 12 SP4 1.6 RHEL 7.5 1.6 Oracle Linux 7.5 1.6 UEK 5 1.6


SLES 12 SP5 2.2 RHEL 7.6 1.6 Oracle Linux 7.6 1.6 UEK 5 1.6


SLES 15 2.1 RHEL 7.7 2.1 Oracle Linux 7.7 2.1 UEK 5 2.1


SLES 15 SP1 2.1 RHEL 7.8 2.3 Oracle Linux 7.8 2.3 UEK 5 2.3


SLES 15 SP2 2.3.1 RHEL 7.9 2.3.2 Oracle Linux 7.9 2.3.2 UEK 6
UEK 5
2.3.2


SLES 15 SP3 2.4.2 RHEL 8.0 2.1 Oracle Linux 8.0 2.1 na na




RHEL 8.1 2.2 Oracle Linux 8.1 2.2 UEK 6 2.3




RHEL 8.2 2.3 Oracle Linux 8.2 2.3 UEK 6 2.3




RHEL 8.3 2.4 Oracle Linux 8.3 2.4 UEK 6 2.3




RHEL 8.4 2.4.2 Oracle Linux 8.4 2.4.2 UEK 6 2.4.2




RHEL 8.5 2.4.3.2 Oracle Linux 8.5 2.4.3.2 UEK 6 2.4.3.2



SLES 15 SP4

2.4.5
RHEL 8.6 2.4.5 Oracle Linux 8.6 2.4.5 UEK 6
UEK 7
2.4.5




RHEL 9.0 2.4.5 Oracle Linux 9.0 2.4.5 UEK 7 2.4.5










Superdome Flex
Intel Xeon 61xx and 81xx
1.0 SLES 12 SP2 1.0 RHEL 7.3 1.0 Oracle Linux 7.3 1.0 UEK 4 1.0
(Skylake)
SLES 12 SP3 1.0 RHEL 7.4 1.0 Oracle Linux 7.4 1.0 UEK 4 1.0


SLES 12 SP4 1.4 RHEL 7.5 1.2 Oracle Linux 7.5 1.2 UEK 4 1.2


SLES 12 SP5 2.2 RHEL 7.6 1.4 Oracle Linux 7.6 1.4 UEK 4 1.4


SLES 15 1.3 RHEL 7.7 2.1 Oracle Linux 7.7 2.1 UEK 4
UEK 5
2.1


SLES 15 SP1 2.1 RHEL 7.8 2.3 Oracle Linux 7.8 2.3 UEK 4
UEK 5
2.3


SLES 15 SP2 2.4 RHEL 7.9 2.3.2 Oracle Linux 7.9 2.3.2 UEK 6
UEK 5
2.3.2


SLES 15 SP3 2.4.2 RHEL 8.0 2.1 Oracle Linux 8.0 2.1 na na




RHEL 8.1 2.2 Oracle Linux 8.1 2.2 UEK 6 2.3




RHEL 8.2 2.3.2 Oracle Linux 8.2 2.3 UEK 6 2.3




RHEL 8.3 2.4 Oracle Linux 8.3 2.4 UEK 6 2.3




RHEL 8.4 2.4.2 Oracle Linux 8.4 2.4.2 UEK 6 2.4.2




RHEL 8.5 2.4.3.2 Oracle Linux 8.5 2.4.3.2 UEK 6 2.4.3.2



SLES 15 SP4

2.4.5
RHEL 8.6 2.4.5 Oracle Linux 8.6 2.4.5 UEK 6
UEK 7
2.4.5




RHEL 9.0 2.4.5 Oracle Linux 9.0 2.4.5 UEK 7 2.4.5










TABLE 2








Persistent Memory





Superdome Flex (Apache Pass) Superdome Flex 280 (Barlow Pass)




Operating System Supports Persistent Memory Minimum Kernel Version Supports Persistent Memory Minimum Kernel Version
SLES 12 SP2 no na na na
SLES 12 SP3 no na na na
SLES 12 SP4 Yes 4.12.14-95.54 na na
SLES 12 SP5 Yes 4.12.14-122.7 na na
SLES 15 Yes 4.12.14-150.4 na na
SLES 15 SP1 Yes 4.12.14-197.45 na na
SLES 15 SP2 Yes 5.3.18-22.2 Yes 5.3.18-43.2
SLES 15 SP3 Yes 5.3.18-22.2 Yes 5.3.18-57.3
SLES 15 SP4 Yes All kernel versions Yes All kernel versions
RHEL 7.3 No na na na
RHEL 7.4 No na na na
RHEL 7.5 No na na na
RHEL 7.6 Yes 3.10.0-957.26.1 na na
RHEL 7.7 Yes 3.10.0-1062.31 na na
RHEL 7.8 Yes 3.10.0-1127.9 na na
RHEL 7.9 Yes 3.10.0-1160** Yes 3.10.0-1160**
RHEL 8.0 Yes 4.18.0-80.25 na na
RHEL 8.1 Yes 4.18.0-147.21 na na
RHEL 8.2 Yes 4.18.0-193 Yes 4.18.0-193.28
RHEL 8.3 Yes All kernel versions Yes 4.18.0-240
RHEL 8.4 Yes All kernel versions Yes 4.18.0-305
RHEL 8.5 Yes All kernel versions Yes All kernel versions
RHEL 8.6 Yes All kernel versions Yes All kernel versions
RHEL 9.0 Yes All kernel versions Yes All kernel versions
Oracle Linux 7.3* No Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version na na
Oracle Linux 7.4* No Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version na na
Oracle Linux 7.5* No Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version na na
Oracle Linux 7.6* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version na na
Oracle Linux 7.7* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version na na
Oracle Linux 7.8* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version na na
Oracle Linux 7.9* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.0* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.1* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.2* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.3* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.4* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.5* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 8.6* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
Oracle Linux 9.0* Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version Yes Same kernel as corresponding RHEL version
* in sector mode only








**1 The kernel does not have the persistent memory initialization speedup fix. HPE Persistent Memory initialization will takeabout 10 seconds for each PMM. A system with 6 PMMs will take one minute to initialize. A system with 12 PMMs willtake two minutes to initialize.