[Beowulf] Re: [suse-amd64] Mellanox Infiniband on SuSE 9.0 - xp0 module, etc
kus at free.net
Mon Oct 18 14:34:13 EDT 2004
In message from Bob Lee <bob at pantasys.com> (Mon, 18 Oct 2004 11:43:54
>On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 11:00:13PM +0400, Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:
>> Dear colleagues !
>> I've some problem w/Mellanox IB software installation (in
>> the absence of xp0 kernel module).
>> I've installed Infiniband HCA (PCI-X Infinihost MT23108 low profile)
>> to upgarde my interconnect on Tyan S2880 under SuSE Linux 9.0
>> It's official software platform supported by whole Mellanox
>> IBHPC-0.5.0 software collection.
> I had difficulty with the 0.5.0 release on SuSE (9.1), but
> the latest release (1.6.0) which is available through the
> their web site (with registration). This worked seamlessly
> IPoIB came right up no problem. The resulting package is
> a bit bloated, but you do get everything.
I beleive (according 1.6.0 documentations) that it'll not work
SuSE 9.0 :-(
>> 3) TO BE MORE CORRECT: pls take into account, that my host
>> software& Mellanox hardware *isn't connected* currently with IB
>> (i.e. is "standalone" server !)
> Remember that you need some form of subnet management to
> assign LIDs to the ports (minism or opensm on one node
> after the port is in "INIT" state -- using vstat).
> ... remaining deleted to save to old growth electrons ...
>> Mikhail Kuzminsky
>> Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry
>hope this helps
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