1. Abstract

The NVIDIA® DGX™ servers come with a base OS software image. This base operating system on NVIDIA® DGX™ servers allows customers to use their own on-site scheduling and management software to run GPU-accelerated applications within Docker containers provided by NVIDIA as well as within customized Docker containers.

2. NVIDIA DGX OS Server Software

This section lists the NVIDIA® DGX™ OS Server software images and updates that have been released for the NVIDIA DGX-1 and DGX-2 systems. To determine the version of the DGX OS Server software on your system, enter the following command.

$ grep VERSION /etc/dgx-release

This will show the version installed on the system from the ISO image (DGX_SWBUILD_VERSION) as well as any subsequent updates performed on the system (DGX_OTA_VERSION). The latest version listed is the currently installed version.

Release 4.0

  • Highlights
    • First release to support the NVIDIA DGX-2 System
    • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    • NVIDIA GPU Driver Release 410
      • Supports CUDA 10.0
    • Docker CE and the NVIDIA Container Runtime for Docker are pre-installed, and the docker daemon automatically launched.
    • New NVIDIA System Management (NVSM) health monitoring software framework

      Replaces nvsysinfo and nvhealth.

  • See the following for additional information and known issues for the latest version.

Release 3.1

  • Highlights
    • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
      • Initialization daemon changed from Upstart to systemd.
      • Updated network interface naming policy.

        Policy now uses predictable names, rather than the native naming scheme used in previous releases. The first and second Ethernet interfaces, enumerated as em1 and em2 in previous releases, will now enumerate as enp1s0f0 and enp1s0f1 respectively.

    • NVIDIA GPU Driver Release 384
      • Supports the NVIDIA Tesla™ V100 GPUs.
      • Supports CUDA 9.0 .
    • CUDA drivers and diagnostic packages updated to Release 384.
    • Mellanox drivers updated to 4.0.
    • Docker CE and nvidia-docker are pre-installed, and the docker daemon automatically launched.
  • See the following for additional information, known issues, and update instructions for specific versions.

Release 2.1

  • Highlights
    • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

      Updates installed packages with the latest versions available at the time of update.

    • NVIDIA GPU Driver Release 384
      • Supports CUDA 9.0
    • CUDA drivers and diagnostic packages updated to Release 384.
    • CUDA Toolkit (if already installed) will get updated to 9.0.176.
  • End of Support Notice

    NVIDIA will discontinue support for DGX OS Server 2.1 effective December 31, 2018. After this date, NVIDIA will no longer provide software updates for this release. You may need to upgrade your DGX-1 systems to a supported release to address issues or security vulnerabilities.

    Evaluate your installation to determine update needs and strategy. Systems can be updated now to DGX OS Server 3.1 (which includes Ubuntu 16.04), or updated later to update to a future software release that includes Ubuntu 18.04.

  • See the following for additional information and update instructions for specific versions.

Release 2.0

  • Highlights
    • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • NVIDIA GPU Driver Release 375
  • End of Support Notice

    NVIDIA will discontinue support for DGX OS Server 2.0 effective December 31, 2018. After this date, NVIDIA will no longer provide software updates for this release. You may need to upgrade your DGX-1 systems to a supported release to address issues or security vulnerabilities.

    Evaluate your installation to determine update needs and strategy. Systems can be updated now to DGX OS Server 3.1 (which includes Ubuntu 16.04), or updated later to update to a future software release that includes Ubuntu 18.04.

  • See the following for additional information and update instructions for specific versions. .

3. Third Party License Notice

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msceli

The msecli utility (https://www.micron.com/products/solid-state-storage/storage-executive-software) is provided under the following terms:

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