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SubjectRe: [openib-general] Re: [PATCH 0 of 20] [RFC] ipath - PathScale InfiniPath driver
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On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 13:28 -0800, Roland Dreier wrote:

> Isn't there some way you can use the same SMA (subnet management
> agent) interface in all the cases?

I'll look into it, but I rather doubt it.

> Can ipath_mad.c just go away in
> favor of your userspace SMA?

Our userspace SMA is a tiny shrivelled thing that expects there to be a
real subnet manager out there, so it only needs a very simple interface,
and it's decoupled from OpenIB entirely. ipath_mad.c is part of our
OpenIB layer, so it can't really go away.

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