Re: [RFC] ib_srpt: initial .40-rc1 drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt merge

From: Bart Van Assche
Date: Thu May 19 2011 - 13:29:50 EST

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Jason Gunthorpe
<jgunthorpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Many installations run dual rail IB with a desire
> for both ports to be active and handling traffic at once. Not sure how
> this translates to SRPT, but a good goal would be for a SRPT target to
> be available on both HCA ports and support APM between them, at the
> discretion of the client.

Regarding APM: the Linux kernel already has multipath support and
duplicate functionality is in general not welcomed. So you will have
to come up with a very good reason before APM support in ib_srp or
ib_srpt would be considered for acceptance.

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