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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] OpenIB BTL - removing btl_openib_ib_pkey_ix parameter
From: Lenny Verkhovsky (lenny.verkhovsky_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-12 03:26:05


go ahead :)

On 10/7/08, Pavel Shamis (Pasha) <pasha_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I would like to remove the btl_openib_ib_pkey_ix (btl_openib_ib_pkey_ix)
> parameter.
> The partition key index (btl_openib_ib_pkey_ix) is defined locally by each
> HCA, so in most cases each host will have different pkey index and
> user have no control over this value. So direct pkey_ix specification is
> not possible because each HCA will have different value.
> If user want to use specific partition he should specify only the
> btl_openib_ibib_pkey_val parameter, and Open-mpi translate it to
> corresponding pkey_ix.
>
> I think the btl_openib_ib_pkey_ix is useless and I would like to remove it.
>
> Comments ?
>
> --
> Pavel Shamis (Pasha)
> Mellanox Technologies LTD.
>
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