This file contains late breaking news about NI-DAQmx and supersedes any information found in other documentation included in the distribution.
Refer to for the most recent information about Linux support at National Instruments.
Refer to NI-DAQmx Release Notes for known issues, bugs fixed since the last release, and other release details.
NI-DAQmx software for the Linux/x86 64-bit architecture has been tested on the following distributions:
NI-DAQmx requires a 64-bit distribution and does not support 32-bit applications.
The following SC Express devices are supported:
The following SC Express terminal blocks and other accessories are supported:
|NI 4300||NI TB-4300, NI TB-4300B, NI TB-4300C, NI CAL-4300B|
|NI 4302||NI RM-4302, NI TB-4302, NI TB-4302C|
|NI 4303||NI RM-4302, NI TB-4302, NI TB-4302C|
|NI 4304||NI RM-4304, NI TB-4304|
|NI 4305||NI RM-4304, NI TB-4304|
|NI 4309||NI CAL-4309, NI TB-4309 (ST), NI TB-4309 (MT)|
|NI 4310||NI TB-4310 (10V), NI TB-4310 (600V)|
|NI 4322||NI TB-4322|
|NI 4330||NI TB-4330, RM-24999|
|NI 4331||NI TB-4330, RM-24999|
|NI 4339||NI TB-4339, NI TB-4339B, NI TB-4339C, NI RM-4339|
|NI 4340||NI TB-4340|
|NI 4353||NI TB-4353, NI TC-4353, NI CAL-4353|
|NI 4357||NI TB-4357|
The following AO Series devices are supported:
The following digital I/O devices are supported.
The following TIO series devices are supported:
The following DSA devices are supported:
NI provides a repository add-on for all supported drivers that you can install using your Linux distribution's native package manager.
After the driver package(s) are installed, you must rebuild the new packages for the system kernel. NI recommends that you run the command 'dkms autoinstall' after installation, and before rebooting the system, to install the latest revision of all modules that have been installed for other kernel revisions. After doing so, the installed device drivers will function immediately on the next system start.
For examples, refer to ni.com/info. Enter the info code "DAQ191LinuxExamples" and click "Submit."
Use a web browser to view getting started information at: http://www.ni.com/product-documentation/5434/en/.
You can find additional documentation here:
Some features discussed in the NI-DAQmx documentation are unavailable on Linux.
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