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5.6-2.0.9.0

June 15, 2022

Initial release of this document version.

As of MLNX_EN version 5.1-1.0.4.0, the following are no longer supported.

  • ConnectX-3
  • ConnectX-3 Pro
  • Connect-IB
  • RDMA experimental verbs libraries (mlnx_lib)

To utilize the above devices/libraries, refer to version 4.9 long-term support (LTS).

Release Notes contain the following sections:

Supported NICs Speeds

The Linux Driver operates across all NVIDIA network adapter solutions supporting the following uplinks to servers:

Uplink/Adapter CardDriver NameUplink Speed
BlueField-2mlx5
  • InfiniBand: SDR, FDR, EDR, HDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2, 100GbE2
BlueField
  • InfiniBand: SDR, QDR, FDR, FDR10, EDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE
ConnectX-7
  • InfiniBand: EDR, HDR100, HDR, NDR200, NDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2, 100GbE2, 200GbE3
ConnectX-6 Lx
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2
ConnectX-6 Dx
  • Ethernet: 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2, 100GbE2, 200GbE2
ConnectX-6
  • InfiniBand: SDR, FDR, EDR, HDR

  • Ethernet: 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2, 100GbE2, 200GbE2

ConnectX-5/ConnectX-5 Ex
  • InfiniBand: SDR, QDR, FDR, FDR10, EDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE
ConnectX-4 Lx
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE
ConnectX-4
  • InfiniBand: SDR, QDR, FDR, FDR10, EDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 56GbE1, 100GbE
  1. 56GbE is an NVIDIA proprietary link speed and can be achieved while connecting an NVIDIA adapter card to NVIDIA SX10XX switch series or when connecting an NVIDIA adapter card to another NVIDIA adapter card.
  2. Speed that supports both NRZ and PAM4 modes in Force mode and Auto-Negotiation mode.
  3. Speed that supports PAM4 mode only.


Package Contents 

Package

Revision

Licenses

clusterkit

1.6.417-1.56209

BSD

dapl

2.1.10.1.mlnx-OFED.4.9.0.1.4.56209

Dual GPL/BSD/CPL

dpcp

1.1.25-1.56209

Proprietary

dump_pr

1.0-5.11.0.MLNX20220418.g7e9d922.56209

GPLv2 or BSD

hcoll

4.7.3208-1.56209

Proprietary

ibdump

6.0.0-1.56209

BSD2+GPL2

ibsim

0.10-1.56209

GPLv2 or BSD

ibutils2

2.1.1-0.148.MLNX20220418.g60b8156.56209

Mellanox Confidential and Proprietary

iser

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.6.1

GPLv2

isert

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.6.1

GPLv2

kernel-mft

4.20.0-34

Dual BSD/GPL

knem

1.1.4.90mlnx1-OFED.5.6.0.1.6.1

BSD and GPLv2

libvma

9.5.2-1

GPLv2 or BSD

libxlio

1.2.9-1

GPLv2 or BSD

mlnx-en

5.6-2.0.9.0.g9e75856

GPLv2

mlnx-ethtool

5.15-1.56209

GPL

mlnx-iproute2

5.16.0-1.56209

GPL

mlnx-nfsrdma

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.6.1

GPLv2

mlnx-nvme

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.6.1

GPLv2

mlnx-ofa_kernel

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.9.1

GPLv2

mlnx-tools

5.2.0-0.56209

GPLv2

mlx-steering-dump

1.0.0-0.56209

GPLv2

mpi-selector

1.0.3-1.56209

BSD

mpitests

3.2.20-de56b6b.56209

BSD

mstflint

4.16.1-2.56209

GPL/BSD

multiperf

3.0-0.14.g5f0fd0e.56209

BSD 3-Clause, GPL v2 or later

ofed-docs

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.9

GPL/BSD

ofed-scripts

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.9

GPL/BSD

openmpi

4.1.4rc1-1.56209

BSD

opensm

5.11.0.MLNX20220418.fd3d650-0.1.56209

GPLv2 or BSD

openvswitch

2.15.1-1.56209

ASL 2.0 and LGPLv2+ and SISSL

perftest

4.5-0.14.gd962d8c.56209

BSD 3-Clause, GPL v2 or later

rdma-core

56mlnx40-1.56209

GPLv2 or BSD

rshim

2.0.6-9.g7267006

GPLv2

sharp

2.7.0.MLNX20220426.703f9a40-1.56209

Proprietary

sockperf

3.8-0.git31ee322aa82a.56209

BSD

srp

5.6-OFED.5.6.2.0.6.1

GPLv2

ucx

1.13.0-1.56209

BSD

xpmem

2.6.3-1.56209

GPLv2 and LGPLv2.1