[openib-general] TCP/IP connection service over IB
tom at opengridcomputing.com
Fri Oct 21 14:08:14 PDT 2005
I'm thinking that for iWARP, there won't be anything in the Private Data
at all except consumer private data. Is that your expectation?
On Fri, 2005-10-21 at 12:44 -0700, Sean Hefty wrote:
> James Lentini wrote:
> > Ok. I assume that your 1 byte of version information is broken into 2
> > 4-bit pieces, one for the protocol version and one for the IP version.
> That is correct.
> > What about making the src and dst ip fields variable length based on
> > the IP version (4 bytes for IPv4 and 16 bytes for IPv6).
> > That would provide more private data for IPv4 networks at the expense
> > of a variable sized header and all the complexity it entails.
> That's a possibility that wouldn't add that much complexity. See my other
> message for yet another approach though. I'm just not sure that it helps an app
> much to have different private data sizes based on the address size, unless the
> app is written specifically for IPv4.
> - Sean
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