***SPAM*** Re: [ofa-general][PATCH] NFS-RDMA fix for connectX fast registration wr,
tmtalpey at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 14:18:35 PDT 2009
At 05:14 PM 3/23/2009, Vu Pham wrote:
>Tom Talpey wrote:
>> At 03:13 PM 3/23/2009, Tziporet Koren wrote:
>>> Vu Pham wrote:
>>>> The patch does not work with old FW.
>>>> The old fw set the bit; however, it has bug on FRWR
>>> But I think we have to push the new code
>>> A drop of the FW with a fix is already available and it will be GA in
>>> few months
>> I don't fully understand - do you mean the need for setting the
>> LOCAL_WRITE bit goes away with this upcoming ConnectX firmware?
>No - the setting for LOCAL_WRITE bit will still be needed for this
>upcoming ConnectX FW.
Ok, two question in that case...
1) What's the firmware fix that Tziporet mentions actually for?
2) Is the need for LOCAL_WRITE documented at the FRMR verb layer,
and do other implementations agree that it's harmless?
>> In other words, the NFS/RDMA is correct, currently, and Vu's patch
>> is therefore purely a workaround for a firmware bug?
>> I feel differently about pushing this fix upstream, if so.
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