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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      6.9, 6.10, 7.6, 7.7, 8.0, 8.1
   arch          x86_64
   project_ver   current, 4.7-3.2.9.0
        

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-SP4, SLES12-SP3, SLES12-SP4, SLES12-SP5, SLES15-SP0, SLES15-SP1
   arch          x86_64
   project_ver   current, 4.7-3.2.9.0
        


Important Notes while updating OFEDv4.7-3.2.9.0


MLNX_OFED Rev 4.7-3.2.9.0 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) 2.42.5056 2.42.5044
HP InfiniBand FDR/Ethernet 10Gb/40Gb 2-port 544+QSFP Adapter (764284-B21) 2.42.5056 2.42.5044
HP InfiniBand FDR/Ethernet 10Gb/40Gb 2-port 544+FLR-QSFP Adapter (764285-B21) 2.42.5056 2.42.5044
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) 12.26.1040 12.25.1020
HPE InfiniBand EDR/Ethernet 100Gb 2-port 840QSFP28 Adapter (825111-B21) 12.26.1040 12.25.1020
HPE InfiniBand EDR/Ethernet 100Gb 1-port 840QSFP28 Adapter (825110-B21) 12.26.1040 12.25.1020
ConnectX®-IB HP Infiniband FDR 2P 545M Adapter (702213-B21) 10.16.1200 10.16.1058
HP Infiniband FDR 2P 545FLR-QSFP Adapter (702212-B21) 10.16.1200 10.16.1058
HP Infiniband FDR 2P 545QSFP Adapter (702211-B21) 10.16.1200 10.16.1058
ConnectX®-5 HPE InfiniBand EDR 100Gb 1-port 841QSFP28 Adapter (872725-B21) 16.26.1040 16.25.1050
HPE InfiniBand EDR/Ethernet 100Gb 2-port 841QSFP28 Adapter (872726-B21) 16.26.1040 16.25.1050
HPE Apollo InfiniBand EDR 100Gb 2-port 841z Mezzanine FIO Adapter (872723-B21) 16.26.1040 i16.25.1050
ConnectX®-6 HPE InfiniBand HDR/Ethernet 200Gb 1-port 940QSFP56 x16 Adapter (P06154-B21) 20.25.7020 20.25.6000
HPE InfiniBand HDR100/Ethernet 100Gb 1-port 940QSFP56 x16 Adapter (P06250-B21) 20.25.7020 20.25.6000
HPE InfiniBand HDR100/Ethernet 100Gb 2-port 940QSFP56 x16 Adapter (P06251-B21) 20.25.7020 20.25.6000

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 RHEL6.9


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL6.10


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL7.6


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL7.7


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL8.0


Using MLNX_OFED repo on RHEL8.1


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES11SP4


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES12SP3


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES12SP4


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES12SP5


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES15SP0


Using MLNX_OFED repo on SLES15SP1


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