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Best Practices with UEK4 and OFED User Space RPMs (Doc ID 2442244.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Linux x86-64


Best Practices with UEK4 and OFED user space RPMs

The UEK4 R7 Readme  ( indicates that the existing OFED tools should get replaced with those provided in the ol6_x86_64_UEKR4_OFED ULN channel.


  1. Are these userspace tools?
  2. Are these packages a requirement when using the UEK4 in-box Infiniband drivers? Or are they optional?


The customer's use case is Oracle Linux 6 with UEK4 and Oracle RAC utilizing Infiniband network for the private network. 


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