[ofa-general] IB bonding documentation
Olga Shern (Voltaire)
olga.shern at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 02:18:33 PDT 2008
On 7/16/08, Keshetti Mahesh <keshetti.mahesh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ib-bonding for IPoIB is working only in ACTIVE - PASSIVE mode.
> > No link aggregation mode is supported.
> Thanks for the reply. I remember there was a IPOIB-HA tool
> included in OFED before which does the same. What happened to that ?
Bonding is the best way to achieve HA with IPoIB.
IPOIB-HA tool no longer supported.
> Is there any work going on to support all 'mode's of ib-bonding for IPoIB?
Yes, we are working on this. Not all modes but to enable Load balancing.
> Finally, Is it required to connect all slaves to same switch to achieve HA with
> ib-bonding ?
Yes, currently HA supported only with one Infiniband subnet.
We also working on this, to support HA on two different Infiniband subnets.
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