[ofa-general] Cisco 7008 Internal/External Port Mappings
hrosenstock at xsigo.com
Thu Jul 10 18:26:56 PDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 19:15 -0400, Charles Taylor wrote:
> Nope. Looks pretty much the same as ibnetdiscover without the "-
> g". It would be really useful if it *did* work. :)
IMO it should be made to work properly.
> Thanks for the suggestion though. I think we just may be stuck
> mapping it empirically.
For now :-(
> I'm sure the pattern will become obvious
> quickly enough.
I'll be curious about your findings (and the ibnetdiscover file).
> Charlie Taylor
> UF HPC Center
> On Jul 10, 2008, at 5:36 PM, Hal Rosenstock wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 17:27 -0400, Charles Taylor wrote:
> >> We've got a couple of Cisco 7008/Topspin 270 core switches. Much
> >> of
> >> the diagnostic and topology information we get from the ib diag tools
> >> in OFED refer to the internal ports rather than the actual external
> >> slot/port.
> > Does ibnetdiscover -g work ? There was some work done to do this
> > mapping
> > for Cisco but it may be out of date.
> > -- Hal
> >> We could deduce the mappings, I suppose, by tracing
> >> cables and using ibtracert between nodes but that seems like a real
> >> pain. I was wondering if anyone on this list knows how that
> >> mapping
> >> works. The chassis itself consists of 8 "ib port" blades in the
> >> front labelled as slots 1 - 8. There are then six "fabric
> >> controller" slots in the back of the chassis labelled 9 - 14.
> >> Slots 11 and 12 are "special" as they hold the "master" and "standby
> >> master" fabric controllers.
> >> Seems like the FC's in slots 11 and 12 connect the the FCs in slots
> >> 9,10,13,14 which in turn connect to the external port blades in slots
> >> 1 - 8.
> >> Again, all of the diagnostic information refers to the internal FC
> >> ports and mapping those to the external ports (to which we actually
> >> connect leaf switches) seems non-trivial. I think there was even a
> >> document somewhere that described the mapping. We just can't find
> >> it
> >> now.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Charlie Taylor
> >> UF HPC Center
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