MLNX_OFED Installation

InfiniBand Cluster Bring-up Procedure
  1. Download the desired MLNX_OFED Linux driver from here.

    Note: If another version is required, go to the Archive tab.


  2. Log in to the installation machine as root.

  3. Mount the ISO image on your machine.


    host1# mount -o ro,loop MLNX_OFED_LINUX-<ver>-<OS label>-<CPU arch>.iso /mnt

  4. Run the installation script.


    /mnt/mlnxofedinstall Logs dir: /tmp/MLNX_OFED_LINUX-x.x-x.logs This program will install the MLNX_OFED_LINUX package on your machine. Note that all other Mellanox, OEM, OFED, RDMA or Distribution IB packages will be removed. Those packages are removed due to conflicts with MLNX_OFED_LINUX, do not reinstall them. Starting MLNX_OFED_LINUX-x.x.x installation ... ........ ........ Installation finished successfully. Attempting to perform Firmware update... Querying Mellanox devices firmware ...

    For the installation instructions, refer to the User Manual.

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