[openfabrics-ewg] SLERT pointer for iser testing

Erez Zilber erezz at voltaire.com
Tue Dec 26 23:05:28 PST 2006

Alex Tsariounov wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-25 at 15:42 +0200, Erez Zilber wrote:
>> Alex,
>> Can you use the patch below to solve the problem with iSER? It is a
>> very simple fix.
> Hi Erez,
> Yes, i can use the patch.  I actually had a similar fix already, however
> you point out another place in the file where the same check would have
> failed for me.  Thanks.
> Another point you may want to consider is that the check for SLES9 SP3
> is too stringent in the same script for ib_verbs.  If a user has SP3
> installed and has installed online updates, the kernel will be at
> revision 2.6.5-7.283.  Thus the check for SLES9SP3 will fail and
> ib_verbs will not be built.
> You can use the SPident program to determine SP level.  However, for
> your application, it's probably best to do a numerical comparison on the
> minor SUSE kernel version and make sure it's higher than 244 (since
> 2.6.5-7.244 was the SP3 kernel).   (Or simply use 2.6.5-7* to bind to
> SLES9 in general.)
Michael, Vlad,

Alex suggests that there's a problem in OFED 1.1 scripts where the
script checks if SLES 9 sp3 is installed (I think it is build_env.sh,
line 138 and maybe other places as well). Do you want to take a look?

> Thanks,
> Alex

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