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Intel Omni-Path Fabric Software

The "Intel Omni-Path Fabric Software" repository provides the following software installation packages on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Linux for an Intel Omni-Path fabric. First, the Intel Omni-Path Fabric Host Software. This is the basic installation package that installs the Intel Omni-Path Fabric Host Software components needed to set up compute, I/O, and Service nodes with drivers, stacks, and basic tools for local configuration and monitoring. Second, the Intel Omni-Path Fabric Suite Software. This installation package provides special features and includes the Intel Omni-Path Fabric Host Software package,along with the Intel Omni-Path Fabric Suite FastFabric Toolset (FastFabric) and the Intel Omni-Path Fabric Suite Fabric Manager (Fabric Manager). This package is recommended to be installed on the head node or management node for an Intel Omni-Path fabric based cluster.

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Subscribe your system to the Intel_OPA repository

Note: The "add_repo.sh" script wont work with Intel_OPA repository.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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


[intel_opa]
name=Intel Omni-Path Fabric Software
baseurl=http://downloads.linux.hpe.com/SDR/repo/intel_opa/pkg_type/rhel/dist_ver/arch/project_ver
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0


Where:

   pkg_type      basic, ifs
   dist_ver      7.3, 7.4, 7.5 
   arch          x86_64  
   project_ver   current, 10.8.0.0.204
        

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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


[intel_opa]
name=Intel Omni-Path Fabric Software
baseurl=http://downloads.linux.hpe.com/SDR/repo/intel_opa/pkg_type/suse/dist_ver/arch/project_ver
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0


Where:

   pkg_type      basic, ifs
   dist_ver      SLES12-SP2 , SLES12-SP3 , SLES15 
   arch          x86_64  
   project_ver   current, 10.8.0.0.204
        


Important Notes while updating Intel Omni-path Fabric software (IFS)


Intel Omni-Path Fabric software v10.8.0.0.204 is compatible with the following firmware versions only :


Servers with Integrated Omni-path silicon (-F OPA Ports):

HPE ProLiant Server System ROM IntelĀ® Omni-Path Edge Switch Externally-Managed Firmware Intel Omni-path Managed switch Firmware
HPE ProLiant XL2x260w Server 1.60_01-22-2018 (9 Mar 2018) 10.8.0.0.186 10.8.0.0.186
HPE ProLiant XL230k Gen10 Server 1.42_06-23-2018 (27 Sep 2018) 10.8.0.0.186 10.8.0.0.186
HPE ProLiant XL190r Gen10 Server 1.42_06-23-2018 (27 Sep 2018) 10.8.0.0.186 10.8.0.0.186
HPE ProLiant XL170r Gen10 Server 1.42_06-23-2018 (27 Sep 2018) 10.8.0.0.186 10.8.0.0.186


Servers with Intel Omni-Path HFI Adapters :

- Intel Omni-Path Edge Switch Externally-Managed Firmware : 10.8.0.0.186

- Intel Omni-path Managed switch Firmware : 10.8.0.0.186

- Intel Omni-path option ROM for below HFI Adapters : 1.8.1.0.0

	o HPE Apollo 100Gb 1-port Intel Omni-Path Architecture 860z Mezzanine FIO Adapter [851226-B21]  

	o HPE 100Gb 1P OP101 QSFP28 x8 OPA Adapter     [HPE Part Number: 829335-B21]                    

	o HPE 100Gb 1P OP101 QSFP28 x16 OPA Adapter   [HPE Part Number: 829334-B21]                     


NOTE : If above combination is not adhered to, then the OPA fabric may not function properly.


Installing Intel_OPA packages

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


Using Intel-Omni-Path repo on RHEL7.4


Using Intel-Omni-Path repo on RHEL7.5


Using Intel-Omni-Path repo on SLES12SP2


Using Intel-Omni-Path repo on SLES12SP3


Using Intel-Omni-Path repo on SLES15


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