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In the last few posts, I explained how to install the RDMA stack in several ways (inbox, OFED and manually). In this post, I'll describe how to verify that the RDMA stack is working properly. Verify that RDMA kernel part...

It is possible to install the RDMA packages, in convenient and simple way, using the OFED distribution or using the packages that shipped within the Linux distributions. However, sometimes there is a need to build and install the packages manually....

OFED (OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution) is a package that developed and released by the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA), as a joint efforts of many companies that are part of the RDMA scene. It contains the latest upstream software packages (both kernel modules...

Mellanox OFED (MLNX-OFED) is a package that developed and released by Mellanox Technologies. It contains the latest software packages (both kernel modules and userspace code) to work with RDMA. It supports InfiniBand, Ethernet and RoCE transports and during the installation...

Ubuntu has integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in this distribution. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one and resolve the...

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we’ll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one...

RedHat and CentOS 7.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one...

RedHat and CentOS 6.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one...

RedHat and CentOS 5.* have integrated RDMA support. In This post we'll discuss how to manage and work with the inbox RDMA packages in those distributions. Installing RDMA packages One can install all the RDMA packages manually one by one...

Here is a detailed list of the packages that handles RDMA in most popular Linux distributions, separated in categories. There names may be slightly different in different distributions. Those packages may contain executables, libraries and headers. Most libraries are separated...