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5.4-1.0.3.0 

July 5, 2021Initial release of this document version.

As of MLNX_OFED version v5.1-0.6.6.0, 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/NICsDriver NameUplink Speed
ConnectX-4mlx5










  • InfiniBand: SDR, QDR, FDR, FDR10, EDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 56GbE1, 100GbE

ConnectX-4 Lx

  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE

ConnectX-5/ConnectX-5 Ex

  • InfiniBand: SDR, QDR, FDR, FDR10, EDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE

ConnectX-6

  • InfiniBand: SDR, FDR, EDR, HDR

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

ConnectX-6 Dx
  • Ethernet: 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2, 100GbE2, 200GbE2
ConnectX-6 Lx
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2
BlueField
  • InfiniBand: SDR, QDR, FDR, FDR10, EDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, 100GbE
BlueField-2
  • InfiniBand: SDR, FDR, EDR, HDR
  • Ethernet: 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE2, 100GbE2
  1. 56GbE is an NVIDIA proprietary link speed and can be achieved while connecting an NVIDIA adapter card to
    Mellanox SX10XX switch series or when connecting an NVIDIA adapter card to another NVIDIA adapter card.
  2. Supports both NRZ and PAM4 modes.


Package Contents 

Package

Revision

Licenses

ar_mgr

1.0-5.9.0.MLNX20210617.g5dd71ee.54103

Mellanox Confidential and Proprietary

clusterkit

1.4.390-1.54103

BSD

dapl

2.1.10.1.mlnx-OFED.4.9.0.1.4.54103

Dual GPL/BSD/CPL

dpcp

1.1.12-1.54103

Proprietary

dump_pr

1.0-5.9.0.MLNX20210617.g5dd71ee.54103

GPLv2 or BSD

fabric-collector

1.1.0.MLNX20170103.89bb2aa-0.1.54103

GPLv2 or BSD

hcoll

4.7.3199-1.54103

Proprietary

ibdump

6.0.0-1.54103

BSD2+GPL2

ibsim

0.10-1.54103

GPLv2 or BSD

ibutils2

2.1.1-0.136.MLNX20210617.g4883fca.54103

Mellanox Confidential and Proprietary

iser

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

isert

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

kernel-mft

4.17.0-106

Dual BSD/GPL

knem

1.1.4.90mlnx1-OFED.5.1.2.5.0.1

BSD and GPLv2

libvma

9.3.1-1

GPLv2 or BSD

libxlio

1.0.6-1

GPLv2 or BSD

mlnx-en

5.4-1.0.3.0.g3952e7b

GPLv2

mlnx-ethtool

5.10-1.54103

GPL

mlnx-iproute2

5.11.0-1.54103

GPL

mlnx-nfsrdma

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

mlnx-nvme

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

mlnx-ofa_kernel

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

mlnx-tools

5.2.0-0.54103

GPLv2

mpi-selector

1.0.3-1.54103

BSD

mpitests

3.2.20-5d20b49.54103

BSD

mstflint

4.16.0-1.54103

GPL/BSD

multiperf

3.0-0.14.g5f0fd0e.54103

BSD 3-Clause, GPL v2 or later

ofed-docs

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3

GPL/BSD

ofed-scripts

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3

GPL/BSD

openmpi

4.1.2a1-1.54103

BSD

opensm

5.9.0.MLNX20210617.c9f2ade-0.1.54103

GPLv2 or BSD

openvswitch

2.14.1-1.54103

ASL 2.0 and LGPLv2+ and SISSL

perftest

4.5-0.6.gbb9a707.54103

BSD 3-Clause, GPL v2 or later

rdma-core

54mlnx1-1.54103

GPLv2 or BSD

rshim

2.0.6-1.ga97dc5d

GPLv2

sharp

2.5.0.MLNX20210613.83fe753-1.54103

Proprietary

sockperf

3.7-0.gita1e8e835a689.54103

BSD

srp

5.4-OFED.5.4.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

ucx

1.11.0-1.54103

BSD

xpmem

2.6.3-2.54103

GPLv2 and LGPLv2.1