[openib-general] [PATCH] for discussion - combine ib_send_mad_wr with ib_send_wr
halr at voltaire.com
Thu Sep 2 11:08:55 PDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 12:02, Sean Hefty wrote:
> Here's a patch that would combine ib_send_mad_wr with ib_send_wr,
> to optimize sending and completing MADs.
Sounds like a good thing to do.
> As part of the change,
> there is a minor adjustment to the ib_wc structure that allows
> casting it to an ib_mad_send_wc structure to enable an additional
> optimization on MAD send completion processing.
> This patch is simply for discussion purposes at this point,
> to see if this is desirable.
Just a minor point/question:
I forget why IB_SEND_MAD_GRH_VALID is needed. Isn't the grh setup
properly in the AH which is supplied with the send WR ? However, the
notion of IB_SEND_MAD is needed to determine whether the timeout_ms
parameter is to be honored or not.
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