[ewg] NFS/RDMA question
jeffrey.c.becker at nasa.gov
Mon Aug 14 08:48:30 PDT 2017
On 08/12/2017 11:48 AM, RSD at SFI wrote:
> Hi Check,
> You are correct that OFED 4.x does not support any 6.x RHEL based distros
> (see attached readme).
> I will bring up this topic in tomorrow's EWG meeting.
Do you know the 800 number for this meeting? Thanks.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Lever [mailto:chuck.lever at oracle.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 04, 2017 11:29 AM
> To: RSD at SFI <rsdance at soft-forge.com>
> Cc: Jeff Becker <jeffrey.c.becker at nasa.gov>; ewg at lists.openfabrics.org
> Subject: Re: [ewg] NFS/RDMA question
> Thanks Rupert.
> I'm thinking out loud here, but my interest is with the many many
> deployments that are forced to remain on EL6-based distributions
> (Scientific, CentOS) due to application certification constraints.
> This includes many in the HPC community, and those who are doing chip CAD,
> for example.
> OFED / MOFED seems to be the only way to deliver working NFS/RDMA in that
> class of environment, as it replaces the NFS/RDMA code that is in Red Hat's
> EL6 kernel with newer 3.18 code.
> As I understand it, OFED 4 is not supported on EL6-based systems.
>> On Aug 3, 2017, at 5:57 PM, RSD at SFI <rsdance at soft-forge.com> wrote:
>> OFED Bugzilla is located here: http://bugs.openfabrics.org/
>> We are now working on OFED 4.8-1 and hope to quickly move to OFED 4.14 so
> I think it is unlikely that the EWG would spin a new release for OFED 3.18
> but we would be glad to know of the issue so we can resolve it if it still
> exist in OFED 4.8-1.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ewg [mailto:ewg-bounces at lists.openfabrics.org] On Behalf Of Jeff
>> Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2017 5:44 PM
>> To: Chuck Lever <chuck.lever at oracle.com>; ewg at lists.openfabrics.org
>> Subject: Re: [ewg] NFS/RDMA question
>> I think, e.g., 3.18.3 is still supported - forwarding to EWG to make sure.
>> On 08/03/2017 01:15 PM, Chuck Lever wrote:
>>> I had one more question about OFED 3.x. Is it still "supported" --
>>> meaning, if an admin applies OFED 3 to, say, CentOS 6, and encounters
>>> a bug, who does she contact for help?
>>> Chuck Lever
>> ewg mailing list
>> ewg at lists.openfabrics.org
> Chuck Lever
More information about the ewg