System Requirements and Interoperability

The following table presents the currently certified combinations of stacks and platforms and supported CPU architectures for the current XLIO version.

Specification

Value

Network Adapter Cards

NVIDIA ConnectX-6 Dx 100GbE Crypto Enabled (P/N: MCX623106AE-CDAT).

NVIDIA BlueField-2 A1 High-Bin Crypto Enabled (P/N: MBF2H516A-CEEOT).

Firmware

ConnectX-6 Dx v22.32.1002

BlueField-2 A1 high-bin crypto enabled v24.32.1002

Driver Stack

  • MLNX_OFED v5.5-1.0.1.0

  • MLNX_EN v5.5-1.0.1.0 and above

Supported Operating Systems and Kernels

For x86_64:

Ubuntu 20.04 and RH8.3 distributions supported by:

  • MLNX_OFED v5.5-1.0.1.0

  • MLNX_EN v5.5-1.0.1.0 and above

For arm64:

Ubuntu 20.04 distribution supported by:

  • MLNX_OFED v5.5-1.0.1.0

  • MLNX_EN v5.5-1.0.1.0 and above

CPU Architecture

x86_64 (Intel Xeon), arm64

Minimum memory requirements

1 GB of free memory for installation 800 MB per process running with XLIO

Minimum disk space requirements

1 GB

Transport

Ethernet

Description 

Binary RPM and DEB packages for 64-bit architecture for Linux distribution 

  • libxlio-1.1.8-1.x86_64.rpm

  • libxlio-devel-1.1.8-1.x86_64.rpm

  • libxlio-utils-1.1.8-1.x86_64.rpm

  • libxlio_1.1.8-1.55101_amd64.deb

  • libxlio-dev_1.1.8-1.55101_amd64.deb

  • libxlio-utils_1.1.8-1.55101_amd64.deb

Documentation 

XLIO Release Notes 

XLIO Installation and Quick Start Guide 

XLIO User Manual 

The XLIO library has been successfully tested and is certified to work with the applications listed in the following table.

Application

Company / Source

Type

Notes

sockperf

NVIDIA (Open Source)

Bandwidth and Latency Benchmarking

Version 3.7 (included in XLIO package at https://github.com/mellanox/sockperf)

iperf

NLANR

Bandwidth and Latency Benchmarking

Version 2.0.5

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