Install on RHEL

Onload User Guide (UG1586)

Document ID
UG1586
Release Date
2023-07-31
Revision
1.2 English

To install on RHEL:

  1. Install the Onload dkms package:
    # rpm -i onload-dkms-<version>.noarch.rpm
  2. Load the network and Onload kernel drivers:
    • If you are using the sfc network driver (for 8000 series or X2 series adapters), just use the onload_tool command:
      # onload_tool reload

      This replaces any previously loaded sfc network driver with the sfc driver from the Onload distribution.

    • Otherwise you must reload the network driver yourself, and also the auxiliary driver. For example if you are using the xilinx_efct driver with an X3 series adapter:
      # modprobe -r xilinx_efct
      # modprobe -r auxiliary
      # modprobe auxiliary
      # modprobe xilinx_efct
      # onload_tool reload --onload-only
  3. Confirm success:
    # onload
    OpenOnload <version>
    Copyright 2019-2022 Xilinx, 2006-2019 Solarflare Communications, 2002-2005 Level 5 Networks
    Built: <date> <time> (release)
    Kernel module: <version>

    If a Kernel module version is shown, this confirms that the Onload kernel module is installed and loaded.