[ofa-general] RE: [PATCH] RDMA/CMA: Use neigh_event_send() to initiate neighbour discovery.
sean.hefty at intel.com
Wed Sep 12 11:13:08 PDT 2007
>RDMA/CMA: Use neigh_event_send() to initiate neighbour discovery.
>Calling arp_send() to initiate neighbour discovery (ND) doesn't do the
>full ND protocol. Namely, it doesn't handle retransmitting the arp
>request if it is dropped. The function neigh_event_send() does all this.
>Without doing full ND, rdma address resolution fails in the presence of
>dropped arp bcast packets.
>Signed-off-by: Steve Wise <swise at opengridcomputing.com>
Acked-by: Sean Hefty <sean.hefty at intel.com>
Roland - can you please queue this up for 2.6.24?
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