[ofa-general] [PATCH] opensm/osm_pkey_mgr.c: setting only outbound partition enforcement on switch
sashak at voltaire.com
Thu Dec 27 08:40:28 PST 2007
On 08:20 Thu 27 Dec , Hal Rosenstock wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-12-27 at 16:13 +0000, Sasha Khapyorsky wrote:
> > Hi Hal,
> > On 07:00 Thu 27 Dec , Hal Rosenstock wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2007-12-25 at 14:29 +0200, Yevgeny Kliteynik wrote:
> > > > Fixing wrong setting of partition enforcement bits on switch ports.
> > > > When an HCA port is configured with a certain pkey, the peer port
> > > > on the switch should turn on outbound partition enforcement bit only.
> > > > Turning on the inbound enforcement will cause the switch to drop
> > > > valid packets if the HCA is partial member.
> > >
> > > Inbound enforcement is actually the more useful case. If there is
> > > inbound enforcement, outbound enforcement doesn't add much.
> > >
> > > In the case of partial only (not both partial and full) membership, the
> > > peer switch physical port would need to be set to full membership.
> > Then it could break outbound enforcement. Isn't it?
> What I wrote was wrong. Limited pkey is sufficient. See o18-14
Do you mean last paragraph of o18-14? Assuming so - it makes sense. So
we need just revert the original patch.
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