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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [OMPI svn-full] svn:open-mpi r24830
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-14 08:30:22


The real question is: does Solaris have the same data structures required for Linux's dynamic SL support? If so, this header file inquiry is worthwhile. If not, then perhaps a separate port will be required for Solaris to support the dynamic SL functionality.

On Jul 14, 2011, at 7:24 AM, Terry Dontje wrote:

> I do but my machine room's power is down so I don't have access to it right now. I will grope around once it comes up to see what it has. I also have sent email to our IB team for some direction.
>
> --td
>
> On 7/14/2011 2:42 AM, Yevgeny Kliteynik wrote:
>> [adding Terry]
>>
>> On 14-Jul-11 2:49 AM, Eugene Loh wrote:
>>
>>> On 7/13/2011 4:31 PM, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 7/13/2011 4:20 PM, Yevgeny Kliteynik wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>>> Finally, are you sure that infiniband/complib/cl_types_osd.h exists on all platforms? (e.g., Solaris) I know you said you don't have any Solaris machines to test with, but you should ping Oracle directly for some testing -- Terry might not be paying attention to this specific thread...
>>>>>>>
>>>>> I'll check it, but my guess would be that Solaris doesn't have it.
>>>>> AFAIK Solaris doesn't use OpenFabrics OpenSM - it has a separate
>>>>> subnet manager, so I can't assume that it has.
>>>>> So right now the dynamic SL will probably not work on Solaris
>>>>> (though it won't break the compilation).
>>>>>
>>>> I have a pair of old machines running Solaris 11 Express (aka "SunOS 5.11 snv_151a November 2010").
>>>> These have IB Verbs support, but there is no such header. In fact, /usr/include/inifiband has no sub-directories.
>>>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>> (That is, no such header and not even any subdirectories on a very recent version of Solaris 11: snv_168.)
>>>
>> Makes sense. But I believe that these Solaris installations
>> just don't have Subnet Manager, so they are not supposed to
>> have these headers anyway. What I don't know is what headers
>> are installed as part of the SM installation.
>> Does anybody have a Solaris machine with Subnet Manager?
>>
>> -- YK
>>
>>
>>
>>>> I may be able to do some testing eventually, but now is not a good time.
>>>>
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