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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: Linuxes shipping libibverbs
From: Dirk Eddelbuettel (edd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-23 06:07:17


On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 09:56:44AM +0300, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 08:30:52PM +0000, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> > > > Also, if this test depends on the Debian kernel packages, then we're
> > > > back to square one as some folks (like myself) run binary kernels,
> > > > other may just hand-compile and this test may not work as we may miss
> > > > the 'Debian trigger' in those cases.
> > >
> > >
> > > The OpenFabrics kernel drivers are implemented as kernel modules, so
> > > it's mainly just a question of loading them it to start them running.
> > > For example, in the official OFED distribution, it comes with /etc/
> >
> > Do you have any information whether OFED is in fact packaged for
> > Debian? It may not be, and hence no file ...
> >
> AFAIK OFED is not packaged for debian. Ronald packages IB for debian.

Correct, that is my understanding too.

Good point also re udev.

Dirk

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