3 Replies Latest reply on Nov 9, 2017 3:20 AM by sm1ly

    RHEL/CentOS update Inbox driver / howto compile

    alpha-linux

      On a CentOS bases system i want to replace/update the Inbox driver version 2.2-1 with latest mlnx drivers.

      System is equippped with ConnectX3 / MT27500.

      downloaded latest package "MLNX_OFED_LINUX-4.2-1.0.0.0-rhel7.4-x86_64.tgz" but get errors when trying to install.

      my system is using Kernel 4.12.4-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64

       

      # ./mlnxofedinstall

      Current operation system is not supported!

       

      # modinfo mlx4_core | head

      filename:       /lib/modules/4.12.4-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/mlx4_core.ko

      version:        2.2-1

      license:        Dual BSD/GPL

      description:    Mellanox ConnectX HCA low-level driver

      author:         Roland Dreier

       

      What's the recommended way to update/replace/ the RHEL/CentOS Inbox driver (mlx4_core, mlx4_en) ?

      Both ports run in ETH-mode, i do not use IB.