[openib-general] Infiniband on Debian etch RC1
halr at voltaire.com
Tue Nov 21 03:58:39 PST 2006
On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 05:55, Diego Guella wrote:
> > > Assume now I want to use only Debian in my computers.
> > >
> > > 1.Now I need a subnet manager. How can I install one on a Debian system?
> > You will have to build it from source if the OFED build doesn't work
> > for you. No one has packaged opensm for Debian.
> Where should I get the sources for opensm? Should I extract from OFED-1.1
> > > 2.How can I enable IPoIB and SDP ULP on Debian?
> > IPoIB is simple: "modprobe ib_ipoib".
> I added a line with "ib_ipoib" to /etc/modules.
> So now I think I have to configure 2 new devices (MHES28 has 2 ports) in
> I added 2 devices named ib0 and ib1, and I configured them to have static IP
> addresses, just like a normal ethernet device.
> ifconfig shows they are up, one has the attribute "RUNNING" too, the other
> not (I think this is because one has the cable plugged, the other not).
> All this is done on server PE1950
> Now, that cable goes to the other server, a PE2850, which has a SM running.
> I try to ping that server, using the IP address of the infiniband IPoIB
> interace, but I get "destination unreachable".
I presume the two machines are on the same IPoIB subnet. Are there any
errors in the OpenSM log ?
> What's wrong?
> > For SDP you will have to patch your kernel to include SDP, since it is
> > not merged upstream yet.
> Ok, SDP isn't much important for me now.
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