Release Notes

Linux Kernel Upstream Release Notes v5.17

Release Notes Update History

Revision

Date

Description

5.2-1.0.4.0

January 4, 2021

Initial release of this document version.

Warning

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)

Users who wish to utilize the above devices/libraries are advised to refer to MLNX_OFED 4.9 long-term support (LTS) version.

These are the release notes of MLNX_OFED for Linux Driver, which operates across all Mellanox network adapter solutions supporting the following uplinks to servers:

Uplink/NICs

Driver Name

Uplink Speed

ConnectX-4

mlx5

  • 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 a Mellanox propriety link speed and can be achieved while connecting a Mellanox adapter card to
    Mellanox SX10XX switch series, or connecting a Mellanox adapter card to another Mellanox adapter card.

  2. Supports both NRZ and PAM4 modes.

Package Contents

Package

Revision

Licenses

ar_mgr

1.0-0.3.MLNX20201210.g3fdac47.52104

Mellanox Confidential and Proprietary

clusterkit

1.0.36-1.52104

BSD

dapl

2.1.10.1.mlnx-OFED.4.9.0.1.4.52104

Dual GPL/BSD/CPL

dpcp

1.1.0-1.52104

Proprietary

dump_pr

1.0-0.5.MLNX20201210.g3fdac47.52104

GPLv2 or BSD

fabric-collector

1.1.0.MLNX20170103.89bb2aa-0.1.52104

GPLv2 or BSD

hcoll

4.7.3189-1.52104

Proprietary

ibdump

6.0.0-1.52104

BSD2+GPL2

ibsim

0.10-1.52104

GPLv2 or BSD

ibutils2

2.1.1-0.128.MLNX20201210.g311e385.52104

Mellanox Confidential and Proprietary

iser

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

isert

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

kernel-mft

4.16.0-105

Dual BSD/GPL

knem

1.1.4.90mlnx1-OFED.5.1.2.5.0.1

BSD and GPLv2

libvma

9.2.2-1

GPLv2 or BSD

mlnx-dpdk

20.11.0-1.52104

BSD-3-Clause AND GPL-2.0-only AND LGPL-2.1-only

mlnx-en

5.2-1.0.4.0.g13e6dd1

GPLv2

mlnx-ethtool

5.8-1.52104

GPL

mlnx-iproute2

5.8.0-1.52104

GPL

mlnx-nfsrdma

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

mlnx-nvme

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

mlnx-ofa_kernel

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.4.1

GPLv2

mpi-selector

1.0.3-1.52104

BSD

mpitests

3.2.20-5d20b49.52104

BSD

mstflint

4.15.0-1.52104

GPL/BSD

multiperf

3.0-0.14.g5f0fd0e.52104

BSD 3-Clause, GPL v2 or later

mxm

3.7.3112-1.52104

Proprietary

ofed-docs

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.4

GPL/BSD

ofed-scripts

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.4

GPL/BSD

openmpi

4.1.0rc5-1.52104

BSD

opensm

5.8.0.MLNX20201210.e0a89f5-0.1.52104

GPLv2 or BSD

openvswitch

2.14.1-1.52104

ASL 2.0 and LGPLv2+ and SISSL

perftest

4.4-0.35.ga08c536.52104

BSD 3-Clause, GPL v2 or later

rdma-core

52mlnx1-1.52104

GPLv2 or BSD

rshim

2.0.5-8.g31b4357

GPLv2

sharp

2.4.1.MLNX20201210.efcfe48-1.52104

Proprietary

sockperf

3.7-0.gita1e8e835a689.52104

BSD

srp

5.2-OFED.5.2.1.0.3.1

GPLv2

ucx

1.10.0-1.52104

BSD

xpmem

2.6.3-1.52104

GPLv2 and LGPLv2.1

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