[Beowulf] Questions regarding interconnects

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Fri Mar 25 13:53:17 EST 2005



At 09:26 AM 3/25/2005 -0800, Greg Lindahl wrote:
>On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 03:04:53PM +0100, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
>
>> Do other cards implement something similar?
>> 
>> As far as i know they do not.
>
>They do, in fact checking for message arrival by only having to look
>in main memory is a standard feature of just about all OS-bypass card
>implementations.

Functionname please and the cost in nanoseconds or clockcycles of those
function calls please when used in a program. So cost at software level, 
not hardware level.

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Vincent

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