[ewg] libibverbs without an HCA

Tziporet Koren tziporet at dev.mellanox.co.il
Tue Jun 1 06:28:04 PDT 2010

On 6/1/2010 2:39 PM, Albert Strasheim wrote:
> Hello all
> Having just reviewed the various on-host shared memory mechanisms
> available in Linux and being quite unimpressed, I have the following
> question:
> Has anyone considered making a kernel and userspace driver so that
> libibverbs can be used on a single machine without any Infiniband
> hardware?
> The Verbs API seems like a very nice way to handle shared memory
> between processes where the number of shared buffers can vary in size
> and quantity.
> Regards
> Albert
These kind of questions should be addressed by the Linux RDMA List 
(already CC)


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