As of Linux kernel 5.0, NVMe/TCP client-side drivers are included in the Linux kernel. Until they make their ways into your favorite Linux distribution, you can find below back-ported NVMe/TCP client side drivers for specific kernels and distributions.

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File Name Kernel Version Distribution
nvme_host-1-1.kver.4.12.10_1.el7.elrepo.x86_64.x86_64.rpm kernel-ml-4.12.10-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64.rpm CentOS 7.5
CentOS 7.6
nvme_host-1-1.kver.4.14.35_1844.0.6.el7uek.x86_64.x86_64.rpm kernel-uek-4.14.35-1844.0.6.el7uek.x86_64.rpm CentOS 7.5
CentOS 7.6
Oracle Linux 7.5
nnvme-host_1-1ubuntu1.kver.4.15.0-29-generic_all.deb 4.15.0-29 Ubuntu 18.04
nvme-host_1-1ubuntu1.kver.4.14.0-041400-generic_all.deb 4.14.0-041100 Ubuntu 16.04
nvme_host-1-2.kver.4.14.13_1.el7.elrepo.x86_64.x86_64.rpm 4.14.13 Centos 7.6
nvme_host-1-2.kver.4.20.13_1.el7.elrepo.x86_64.x86_64.rpm 4.20.13 Centos 7.6
nvme_host-1-1.kver.3.10.0_957.1.3.el7.x86_64.x86_64.rpm 3.10.0-957.1.3 RHEL 7.6
nvme_host-1-1.kver.3.10.0_957.27.2.el7.x86_64.x86_64.rpm 3.10.0-957.27.2 Oracle Linux 7.6


These drivers are provided here for your convenience. The drivers are subject to the GPL license. Lightbits Labs shall have no liability and provides no warranty for these drivers.

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