[Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86)

Loic Tortay tortay at cc.in2p3.fr
Mon Sep 18 02:55:31 EDT 2006


According to Scott Atchley:
> On Sep 15, 2006, at 5:49 AM, Loic Tortay wrote:
> 
[...]
> >>
> > According to the documentation, GPFS supports GM directly.
> >
[...]
> 
> I looked at the documents. It is using Ethernet emulation over GM:
> 
> "If GPFS is configured to operate over Myrinet, to enable the Jumbo  
> Frames for Myrinet IP driver build the GM driver with the --enable- 
> new-features."
> 
> It is not using the GM (or MX) API at all.
> 
Oh, OK.

I should have mentionned that I'm not familiar with Myrinet, and to me 
"build the GM driver" implied using GM.


Loïc.
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