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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: Linuxes shipping libibverbs
From: Roland Dreier (rdreier_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-23 12:58:25


> Either that or udev in not configured properly.

Debian has a correct udev configuration, modulo

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=449081

> ib_core/mthca/mlx4 should be loaded automatically by hotplug if HW is
> present. No need for any additional configuration.

Yes (although only mlx4_core and not mlx4_ib will be loaded based on PCI
IDs), but nothing loads ib_uverbs automatically, and systems that have
no RDMA hardware will obviously not have any RDMA drivers autoloaded.

 - R.