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Supported Operating Systems 

Operating SystemArchitectureDefault Kernel Version

ALIOS7.2

AArch64

4.19.48-006.ali4000.alios7.aarch64

BCLINUX21.10SP2

AArch64

4.19.90-2107.6.0.0098.oe1.bclinux.aarch64

BCLINUX8.2

x86_64

4.19.0-240.23.11.el8_2.bclinux.x86_64

CTYUNOS2.0

AArch64

4.19.90-2102.2.0.0062.ctl2.aarch64

x86_64

4.19.90-2102.2.0.0062.ctl2.x86_64

Debian10.8

AArch64

4.19.0-14-arm64

x86_64

4.19.0-14-amd64

Debian10.9

x86_64

4.19.0-16-amd64

Debian11.2

AArch64

5.10.0-10-arm64

x86_64

5.10.0-10-amd64

EulerOS2.0sp10

AArch64

4.19.90-vhulk2110.1.0.h860.eulerosv2r10.aarch64

x86_64

4.18.0-147.5.2.4.h694.eulerosv2r10.x86_64

EulerOS2.0sp9

AArch64

4.19.90-vhulk2006.2.0.h171.eulerosv2r9.aarch64

x86_64

4.18.0-147.5.1.0.h269.eulerosv2r9.x86_64

Fedora32

x86_64

5.6.6-300.fc32.x86_64

KYLIN10

AArch64

4.19.90-17.ky10.aarch64

x86_64

4.19.90-17.ky10.x86_64

KYLIN10SP2

AArch64

4.19.90-24.4.v2101.ky10.aarch64

x86_64

4.19.90-24.4.v2101.ky10.x86_64

Oracle Linux 7.9

x86_64

5.4.17-2011.6.2.el7uek.x86_64

Oracle Linux 8.2

x86_64

5.4.17-2011.1.2.el8uek.x86_64

Oracle Linux 8.3

x86_64

5.4.17-2011.7.4.el8uek.x86_64

Oracle Linux 8.4

x86_64

5.4.17-2102.201.3.el8uek.x86_64

Oracle Linux 8.5

x86_64

5.4.17-2136.300.7.el8uek.x86_64

Oracle Linux 8.6

x86_64

5.4.17-2136.307.3.1.el8uek.x86_64

OPENEULER20.03SP1

AArch64

4.19.90-2012.4.0.0053.oe1.aarch64

x86_64

4.19.90-2012.5.0.0054.oe1.x86_64

OPENEULER20.03SP3

AArch64

4.19.90-2112.8.0.0131.oe1.aarch64

x86_64

4.19.90-2112.8.0.0131.oe1.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.2

x86_64

3.10.0-327.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.4

ppc64

3.10.0-693.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-693.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-693.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.5

ppc64

3.10.0-862.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-862.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.5alternate

AArch64

4.14.0-49.el7a.aarch64

RHEL/CentOS7.6

ppc64

3.10.0-957.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-957.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-957.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.6alternate

AArch64

4.14.0-115.el7a.aarch64

ppc64le

4.14.0-115.el7a.ppc64le

RHEL/CentOS7.7

ppc64

3.10.0-1062.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-1062.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-1062.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.8

ppc64

3.10.0-1127.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-1127.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-1127.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.9

ppc64

3.10.0-1160.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-1160.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-1160.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS8.0

AArch64

4.18.0-80.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-80.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-80.el8.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS8.1

AArch64

4.18.0-147.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-147.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-147.el8.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS8.2

AArch64

4.18.0-193.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-193.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-193.el8.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS8.3

AArch64

4.18.0-240.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-240.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-240.el8.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS8.4

AArch64

4.18.0-305.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-305.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-305.el8.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS8.5

AArch64

4.18.0-348.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-348.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-348.el8.x86_64

RHEL8.6

AArch64

4.18.0-372.9.1.el8.aarch64

ppc64le

4.18.0-372.9.1.el8.ppc64le

x86_64

4.18.0-372.9.1.el8.x86_64

RHEL9.0

AArch64

5.14.0-70.13.1.el9_0.aarch64

ppc64le

5.14.0-70.13.1.el9_0.ppc64le

x86_64

5.14.0-70.13.1.el9_0.x86_64

SLES12SP3

ppc64le

4.4.73-5-default

x86_64

4.4.73-5-default

SLES12SP4

AArch64

4.12.14-94.41-default

ppc64le

4.12.14-94.41-default

x86_64

4.12.14-94.41-default

SLES12SP5

AArch64

4.12.14-120-default

ppc64le

4.12.14-120-default

x86_64

4.12.14-120-default

SLES15SP2

AArch64

5.3.18-22-default

ppc64le

5.3.18-22-default

x86_64

5.3.18-22-default

SLES15SP3

AArch64

5.3.18-57-default

ppc64le

5.3.18-57-default

x86_64

5.3.18-57-default

SLES15SP4

AArch64

5.14.21-150400.22-default

ppc64le

5.14.21-150400.22-default

x86_64

5.14.21-150400.22-default

Ubuntu18.04

AArch64

4.15.0-20-generic

ppc64le

4.15.0-20-generic

x86_64

4.15.0-20-generic

Ubuntu20.04

AArch64

5.4.0-26-generic

ppc64le

5.4.0-26-generic

x86_64

5.4.0-26-generic

Ubuntu22.04

AArch64

5.15.0-25-generic

ppc64le

5.15.0-25-generic

x86_64

5.15.0-25-generic

UOS20

AArch64

4.19.0-arm64-server

x86_64

4.19.0-server-amd64

UOS20.1020

AArch64

4.19.90-2109.1.0.0108.up2.uel20.aarch64

x86_64

4.19.90-2109.1.0.0108.up2.uel20.x86_64

Citrix XenServer Host7.1

x86_64

4.4.0+2

Citrix XenServer Host8.2

x86_64

4.19.0+1

Kernel 5.17

AArch645.17
ppc64le5.17
x86_645.17


Supported Community Operating Systems

Community OSArchitectureTested with Kernel Version
BCLINUX7.6x86_64

3.10.0-957.el7.x86_64

BCLINUX7.7AArch64

4.19.25-203.el7.bclinux.aarch64

x86_64

3.10.0-1062.el7.bclinux.x86_64

BCLINUX8.1x86_64

4.19.0-193.1.3.el8.bclinux.x86_64

Debian9.13AArch64

4.9.0-13-arm64

x86_64

4.9.0-13-amd64

EulerOS2.0sp5x86_64

3.10.0-862.14.1.5.h591.eulerosv2r7.x86_64

EulerOS2.0sp8AArch64

4.19.36-vhulk1907.1.0.h748.eulerosv2r8.aarch64

RHEL/CentOS7.5

ppc64

3.10.0-862.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-862.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-862.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.5alternateAArch64

4.14.0-49.el7a.aarch64

RHEL/CentOS7.6alternateaarch64

4.14.0-115.el7a.aarch64

ppc64le

4.14.0-115.el7a.ppc64le

RHEL/CentOS7.7

ppc64

3.10.0-1062.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-1062.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-1062.el7.x86_64

RHEL/CentOS7.8

ppc64

3.10.0-1127.el7.ppc64

ppc64le

3.10.0-1127.el7.ppc64le

x86_64

3.10.0-1127.el7.x86_64

SLES12SP2x86_64

4.4.21-69-default

SLES12SP3ppc64le

4.4.73-5-default

x86_64

4.4.73-5-default

SLES12SP4

AArch64

4.12.14-94.41-default

ppc64le

4.12.14-94.41-default

x86_64

4.12.14-94.41-default

Ubuntu16.04ppc64le

4.4.0-21-generic

x86_64

4.4.0-21-generic

Alma 8.5x86_644.18.0-348.12.2.EL8_5.X86_64
Anolis OS 8.4AArch644.18.0-348.2.1.AN8_4.AARCH64
x86_64

4.18.0-305.AN8.X86_64

CentOS StreamAArch64-
ppc64le-
x86_644.18.0-365.EL8.X86_64
Fedora 35x86_645.16.8-200.fc35.x86_64
OpenEuler OS 22.03 LTS AArch645.10.0-60.18.0.50.OE2203.AARCH64
x86_645.10.0-60.18.0.50.oe2203.x86_64
OpenSUSE 15.3AArch64-
ppc64le-
x86_645.3.18-150300.59.43-DEFAULT

Photon OS 3.0

x86_644.19.225-3.ph3

Rocky 8.5

AArch64-
x86_644.18.0-348.12.2.EL8_5.X86_64
Rocky 8.6AArch644.18.0-372.9.1.EL8.AARCH64
x86_644.18.0-372.9.1.el8.x86_64

32 bit platforms are no longer supported in MLNX_EN.


Supported Non-Linux Virtual Machines

The following are the supported non-Linux Virtual Machines in this current version:

NICWindows Virtual Machine TypeMinimal WinOF VersionProtocol

ConnectX-4

Windows 2012 R2 DC

MLNX_WinOF2 2.50

IB, IPoIB, ETH

ConnectX-4 Lx

Windows 2016 DC

MLNX_WinOF2 2.50

IB, IPoIB, ETH

ConnectX-5 familyAll Windows server editionsMLNX_WinOF2 2.50IPoIB, ETH
ConnectX-6 familyMLNX_WinOF2 2.50IPoIB, ETH

Support in ASAP2—Accelerated Switch and Packet Processing®

ASAP2 Supported Operating Systems

OVS-Kernel SR-IOV Based Supported Operating Systems

Below is a list of all the operating systems that support OVS-Kernel ASAPin the current software package.

  • BCLinux 7.7
  • BCLinux 8.1
  • Debian 10.9
  • Debian 11.2
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.4
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.5
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.6
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.7
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.8
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.0
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.1
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.2
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.3
  • RHEL/Centos 8.4
  • RHEL/Centos 8.5
  • RHEL 8.6
  • RHEL 9.0
  • Oracle Linux 7.8
  • Oracle Linux 8.1
  • Oracle Linux 8.2
  • Oracle Linux 8.3
  • Oracle Linux 8.4
  • SLES12 SP4
  • SLES12 SP5
  • SLES15 SP2
  • SLES 15 SP3
  • SLES 15 SP4
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Ubuntu 20.04
  • Ubuntu 22.04

OVS-DPDK SR-IOV Based Supported OSs

Below is a list of all the operating systems that support OVS-DPDK ASAP2 in the current software package.

  • RHEL/CentOS 7.4
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.5
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.6
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.7
  • RHEL/CentOS 7.8
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.0
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.1
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.2
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.3
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.4
  • RHEL/CentOS 8.5
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Ubuntu 20.04
  • SLES15 SP2

ASAP2 Requirements

  • iproute >= 4.12 (for tc support)
  • Upstream Open vSwitch >= 2.8 for CentOS 7.2 NVIDIA openvswitch

ASAP2 Supported Adapter Cards

  • ConnectX-5
  • ConnectX-6 Dx
  • ConnectX-6 Lx

  • ConnectX-7

UCX and CUDA Versions Compatible with MLNX_OFED

UCX Version

Built with CUDA version

Compatible with CUDA versions

1.13

11.6

11.x

Supported NIC Firmware Versions 

As of version 5.1, ConnectX-3, ConnectX-3 Pro or Connect-IB NICs are no longer supported. To work with a version that supports these adapter cards, please refer to version 4.9 long-term support (LTS).

This current version is tested with the following NVIDIA NIC firmware versions:

Firmware versions listed are the minimum supported versions.

Adapter CardRecommended Firmware Version Additional Firmware Version Supported
BlueField®-2

24.34.1002

24.33.1048

BlueField

18.33.1048

N/A

ConnectX-7

28.34.1002

28.33.2028
ConnectX-6 Lx

26.34.1002

26.33.1048

ConnectX-6 Dx

22.34.1002

22.33.1048

ConnectX-6

20.34.1002

20.33.1048

ConnectX-5/ConnectX-5 Ex

16.34.1002

16.33.1048

ConnectX-4 Lx

14.32.1010

N/A

ConnectX-4

12.28.2006

N/A

For the official firmware versions, please see https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/networking/ → Support → Support → Firmware Download.

Unsupported Functionalities/Features/NICs

The following are the unsupported functionalities/features/NICs in the current version:

  • ConnectX-2 adapter card
  • ConnectX-3 adapter card
  • ConnectX-3 Pro adapter card
  • Connect-IB adapter card
  • Soft-RoCE 
  • RDMA experimental verbs library (mlnx_lib)