Hi, trying to install OFED 5.6-22.214.171.124 using the recommended
install.pl method (with
--hpc flag) on RockyLinux 8.5 Generic Cloud image says “Installation successful” but actually has a load of errors like:
dracut: FAILED: /usr/lib/dracut/dracut-install -D /var/tmp/dracut.4gdPhf/initramfs /etc/rdma/modules/infiniband.conf
any suggestions for what’s wrong here. Currently running it again with selinux set to permissive but that’ll take 2 hours so someone might have a better idea in that time!
Hmm. Looks like
--all might work, so presumably this is a bug.
Thank you for posting your inquiry on the NVIDIA Developer Forum - Infrastructure and Networking - Section.
Based on the information provided, we are not able to reproduce the issue in our lab. See attached install log.
general.log (74.4 KB)
We used the regular install ISO from Rocky Linux and followed the UM in detail, related to the section on how-to install on Community OS Systems → https://docs.nvidia.com/networking/display/MLNXOFEDv561033/Installing+MLNX_OFED#InstallingMLNX_OFED-InstallationonCommunityOperatingSystemscommunity
Also the ‘dracut’ message is not appearing on our lab system as ‘/etc/rdma/modules/infiniband.conf’ does not belong to MLNX_OFED but is part of the OS INBOX drivers.
Thank you and regards,
~NVIDIA Networking Technical Support
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