How To Install rdma_lat on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install rdma_lat on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
rdma_lat as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install perftest
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install perftest
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
rdma_lat and How to Install It?
Short description: Infiniband verbs performance tests
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install rdma_lat on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
Install rdma_lat on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install rdma_lat using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install perftest
Install rdma_lat on CentOS 8 using yum
Because rdma_lat is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install rdma_lat package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install perftest
How to upgrade (update) a single package rdma_lat using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like rdma_lat in this example you should use the following command:
yum update perftest
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade perftest
How to Upgrade rdma_lat on CentOS 8 with dnf?
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update perftest
How To remove rdma_lat from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
rdma_lat package you can execute
sudo dnf remove perftest
Extra info and code examples
This is a collection of tests written using Infiniband verbs intended for use as a performance micro-benchmark. The tests can measure the latency and bandwidth of Infiniband fabrics.
- Maintainer: Debian HPC Team
- Sources url: https://github.com/linux-rdma/perftest
- Section/Category: net
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the rdma_lat from CentOS 8.