[ofiwg] FI_HMEM and fi_inject

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Thu Sep 3 16:24:33 PDT 2020

An issue popped up as part of the code review for


The summary is that supporting FI_HMEM (e.g. GPU memory buffers) may have a negative impact on the performance of fi_inject() calls.  Either the provider must disable inject completely, or possibly check the buffer location on each inject call.

Unfortunately, the problem was not detected until now, and we're looking for input on how to handle this.

- Sean

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