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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] open ib dependency question
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-07 08:26:48


On Jul 6, 2008, at 12:31 PM, Pavel Shamis (Pasha) wrote:

> I see the same issue on my Mellanox OFED 1.3. IBCM module is loaded
> but is no such device in system.
> Jeff, looks like some bug in IBCM stuff... (not ompi)

This is likely related to:

     https://bugs.openfabrics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963

> I think we should print the error only if ibcm was explicitly
> selected by user. But from the cpc level it is no way to know
> about explicit selection....Maybe just hide the print ?

Yes, this is unfortunately a good idea. I'll slightly amend the idea
-- how about only printing that warning if the ibcm cpc was explicitly
requested? Specifically, pseudocode can be like this:

   if (device_does_not_exist) {
      if (ibcm_was_specifically_requested) {
        BTL_ERROR((...));
      }
      return NULL;
   }

Pasha -- do you want to open a ticket?

-- 
Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems