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From: Andrew Friedley (afriedle_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-07 20:56:48


Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On May 7, 2007, at 6:09 PM, Steve Wise wrote:
>
>>> You'd probably be better asking this question on the Open MPI mailing
>>> lists, not here. :-)
>>>
>>> FWIW, yes, adding RDMA CM support has actually been on my to-do list
>>> for a while, but it keeps getting bumped by higher priority items.
>>> It would be *much* better if some iWARP companies got involved in
>>> Open MPI...
>> Chelsio's gonna pony up the resources to get this work done asap. Do
>> you have any thoughts on how we can collaborate on this project? I'm
>> familiar with mvapich, not ompi, so I need to go do some homework.
>> But
>> any pointers on the connection setup design for ompi would be great.
>
> Excellent! Let's chat on the phone tomorrow -- this would probably
> be the best way to start.
>
> We will need a signed Open MPI 3rd party contribution agreement from
> either you and/or Chelsio (whoever owns the intellectual property
> that will be contributed). See http://www.open-mpi.org/community/
> contribute/.
>
>> I'm CCing devel_at_[hidden] in case anyone else is interested in
>> helping. Chelsio can provide rnic HW...
>
> Anyone else here interested? Free hardware! :-)

Hmm I'm interested. I've already done some work switching over to RDMA
CM for some research stuff I've been doing; it's not publicly accessible
w/o the 3rd party agreement. I can help answer questions on what
exactly needs to change, and do some testing.

Andrew