Re: [PATCH 9 of 18] ipath - char devices for diagnostics and lightweight subnet management

From: Michael S. Tsirkin
Date: Thu Mar 23 2006 - 05:09:29 EST

Quoting r. Bryan O'Sullivan <bos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > I understand they do, but they could just use the parts of IB stack and
> > never notice.
> No, in some cases they want there to not be an IB stack present, which
> is not the same thing at all as not caring if it's there.

OK. I gather that much. But why? I'm just trying to figure out the motivation.
Might this be interesting for our drivers too?

Michael S. Tsirkin
Staff Engineer, Mellanox Technologies
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