[openib-general] Re: [Rdma-developers] Meeting (07/22) summary:OpenRDMA community development discussion
caitlinb at siliquent.com
Mon Aug 1 05:27:17 PDT 2005
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> Subject: RE: [openib-general] Re: [Rdma-developers] Meeting
> (07/22) summary:OpenRDMA community development discussion
> At 06:49 AM 8/1/2005, Caitlin Bestler wrote:
> >After that we need a standardized way to implement "modify
> qp to RTS"
> >in a iWARP-centric fashion.
> I will add that RPC/RDMA (NFS-RDMA) does not currently
> require this functionality, it begins all connections in RDMA
> mode and the current DAPL semantics are fine for now. This
> functionality would be of great importance to iSER however, of course.
> In the future, NFSv4/sessions has an exchange which can to
> make use of the iWARP step-up mode, but it is not required
> and we have deferred implementing it in the session
> establishment so far.
Which points out the other rationale, that I forgot to mention,
many applications require only the DAPL-mode connection setup
and enabling them immediately make sense. It also avoids rushing
the TCP connection transfer discussion since most applications
will be operational.
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