[openib-general] static ARP entries for IPoIB?
jlentini at netapp.com
Mon Nov 6 07:52:19 PST 2006
On Sun, 5 Nov 2006, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> Quoting r. Roland Dreier <rdreier at cisco.com>:
> > Subject: Re: static ARP entries for IPoIB?
> > > I'd like to create static ARP entries for some IPoIB
> > > devices. The arp (8) command that I'm using doesn't
> > > know about ARPHRD_INFINIBAND (this is arp version 1.88
> > > from net-tools-1.60-583.4.src.rpm, in SLES10.) Is there
> > > a version of arp (8) that works with IB? Or some other
> > > utility or means to make static ARP entries for IPoIB?
> > "ip neigh add ..."
> BTW, can't/shouldn't we fix arp?
When I looked at the issue a while back, I concluded that it should
not be changed:
FYI: I sent the ip neighbor patch to the iproute2 maintainer. He
wanted at patch to support IBoIB MAC addresses for all ip subcommands.
You can see some of the suggestions here:
More information about the general