Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Mellanox OFED 2.0-3.0.0 Linux Driver is now available.

Mellanox OFED 2.0-3.0.0 Linux Driver is now available.
MLNX_OFED 2.0-3.0.0 main features:
  1. SR-IOV for InfiniBand Ethernet         
  2. RoCE Over SR-IOV
  3. Port base QoS for both Ethernet and InfiniBand
  4. eIpoIB
  5. Connect-IB™
  6. Low Latency Socket
  7. 56GbE
  8. XRC
  9. Dynamically Connected Transport ( DCT)  - alpha level
  10. Flow Steering

MLNX_OFED 2.0-3.0.0 Download and Manual Page
MLNX_OFED 2.0-3.0.0 Release notes

 Differences between MLNX_OFED 1.5.3 and MLNX_OFED 2.0:
  1. MLNX_OFED 2.0 is based on Kernel 3.7 which is a huge leap forward from the 2.6.30 Kernel that the 1.5.x is based on.
  2. MLNX_OFED 2.0 supports the operating systems that are based on newer Kernels such as RHEL 6.x and SLES 11 SPx. MLNX_OFED 1.5.x will continue to support OS’s based on older kernels such as RHEL 5.x and SLES 10 SPx.
  3. MLNX_OFED 2.0 includes new functionality, 1.5.x does not.

Full Support Matrix for Both MLNX_OFED Branches 

For more information, do read
  1. Online version of Product and Support Updates Notification

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