This file contains late breaking news about NI-SWITCH 21.3 for Linux and supersedes any information found in other documentation included in the distribution.
Refer to ni.com/linux for the most recent information about Linux support at National Instruments.
Refer to the NI-SWITCH release notes for known issues, bugs fixed since the last release, and other release details.
NI-SWITCH 21.3 for Linux has the following requirements:
NI-SWITCH 21.3 for Linux has been tested on the following distributions:
NI-SWITCH 21.3 for Linux requires a 64-bit distribution and does not support 32-bit applications.
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.
This release includes examples showing the use of NI-SWITCH in C and LabVIEW.
C examples are located in /usr/share/niswitch-devel/examples. Make files are provided that link to the necessary libraries.
The LabVIEW examples are located in the LabVIEW examples directory.
Some features discussed in the NI-SWITCH 21.3 documentation are unavailable on Linux.
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