[ofa-general] Re: InfiniBand/RDMA merge plans for 2.6.24
ogerlitz at voltaire.com
Sun Sep 16 01:04:25 PDT 2007
Shirley Ma wrote:
> Since ehca can support 4K MTU, we would like to see a patch in
> IPoIB to allow link MTU to be up to 4K instead of current 2K for 2.6.24
> kernel. The idea is IPoIB link MTU will pick up a return value from SM's
> default broadcast MTU. This patch should be a small patch, I hope you are
> OK with this.
The only IB switching chip I know does not support 4K IB MTU so you
would be able to use it only in p2p connections, correct?
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