[openib-general] [RFC] [PATCH] ib_cache: do not mask upper bit when searching for a pkey
halr at voltaire.com
Tue Feb 27 09:19:45 PST 2007
On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 12:06, Sean Hefty wrote:
> > Sorry for jumping into that thread, but although this patch will make
> > things more spec compliant, it will break functionality we depend one.
> > I suggest that we first find an alternate way to enable usage of
> > partial partition membership before disabling that functionality at
> > all.
> Can you clarify the functionality you depend on? Are you reliant on ipoib being
> able to join a multicast group from partial partition membership? If so, do all
> SA's and switches support this?
I'm not sure who can speak for all SAs nor necessarily would the vendor
SAs indicate this. From a quick code inspection of OpenSM, it appears to
not enforce the compliance properly.
Switches do whatever they are told to do by the SM.
> - Sean
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