[openib-general] OpenSM on multiple HCA machine
halr at voltaire.com
Tue Jun 28 03:45:47 PDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-06-28 at 01:29, Eitan Zahavi wrote:
> I was not aware of an issue with multiple HCAs in the OpenIB (gen2)
> The Gen1 stack had this issue and it was resolved. I hope to be able
> to focus on OpenIB stack in the coming months such that I can help Hal
> in fixing these kind of issues too.
OpenSM works fine when multiple HCAs are present. It can work on any
port on any HCA. I need to refresh what the issue with multiple HCAs was
> Eitan Zahavi
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bernhard Fischer [mailto:rep.nop at aon.at]
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 12:14 AM
> > To: Hal Rosenstock
> > Cc: Eitan Zahavi; openib-windows at openib.org;
> 'openib-general at openib.org'
> > Subject: Re: [openib-general] Re: IB Diagnositic Tools
> > On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 02:04:16PM -0400, Hal Rosenstock wrote:
> > >Hi Eitan,
> > >
> > >On Sat, 2005-06-25 at 15:25, Eitan Zahavi wrote:
> > >> Following the discussion about the debug tools, I would like to
> > >> propose using OpenSM Vendor layer as a common layer for
> developing the
> > >> debug tools.
> > Hal,
> > This is kinda offtopic, but (iirc) i once stumbled over the issue of
> > "port" vs. "mgmt port" [back then i had access to two 2-port cards]
> > where you may have said something along the lines of
> > \"There is clearly a bug for multi HCAs in
> > which is in the vendor layer. This needs to be fixed and is our
> > So I am close to being able to commit what I now have for this and
> > this later (as there are other multi HCA issues).\"
> > Just curious.. did somebody already have a chance to touch those or
> > On a related note (just the same thing, i tend to think)
> > /* "local ports" is(?) phys, shouldn't this exclude port 0 then ? */
> > I'm not too familiar with these kindof questions, which might be
> > in a spec, so any hint on this would be well received, at least from
> > part.
> > anyone? Eitan?
> > --
> > thank you,
> > Bernhard
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