Ethernet Software Overview

Current OS Vendor Support

Mellanox Ethernet drivers, protocol software and tools are supported by respective major OS Vendors and Distributions Inbox or by Mellanox where noted. Mellanox also supports all major processor architectures.

Mellanox MTNIC Ethernet driver support for Linux, Microsoft Windows and VMware ESXi are based on the
ConnectX® EN 10GbE and 40GbE NIC only.

Ethernet Software/Drivers Quick Links
Description OS Support Release Notes README/User Manual
ConnectX® EN, ConnectX®-2 EN and ConnectX®-3 EN 10/40GbE Linux Driver OS Support Release Notes User Manual
ConnectX® EN, ConnectX®-2 EN and ConnectX®-3 EN 10GbE Windows Driver OS Support Release Notes User Manual
ConnectX® EN 10GbE and EN 40GbE Drivers for VMware® ESXi Server OS Support -- --
Mellanox XenServer 4.1/5.0 Ethernet Driver OS Support -- README
Mellanox FlexBoot/ConnectX EN PXE - Boot over Mellanox Technologies Ethernet Adapters   Release Notes