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From: Steve Wise (swise_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-08 09:47:09


On Mon, 2007-05-07 at 20:39 -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On May 7, 2007, at 6:52 PM, Steve Wise wrote:
>
> > Also, there appears to be a DAPL BTL in OMPI. Is this BTL complete
> > and
> > enabled for the ofed-1.2 udapl library?
>
> Yes, it is complete and is well-tested in Solaris.
>
> It is not well tested in Linux/OFED (we've been concentrating on the
> verbs interface on the OFED side of things -- the "openib" BTL [we
> never renamed it when OpenIB changed names to OpenFabrics]). In
> fact, we've had scattered reports of it not working properly in Linux/
> OFED, but those could well have been pilot error (i.e., me not trying
> to run properly -- I know just about zilch about udapl).
>

The reason I'm asking is twofold:

1) this can get OMPI running on iwarp devices today if it works.

2) the udapl code can be a model for the rdma-cm piece, since the two
are similary (client / server connection set, ipaddr/port based, etc)...

I'll try it out on T3.

Steve.