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SubjectRe: InfiniBand BOF @ LSM - topics of interest
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> On 2002-05-14T00:42:07,
> Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> said:
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> > Kernel mode RPC over infiniband - relevant to mosix type stuff, to McVoy
> > scalable cluster type stuff and also to things like file system offload
>
> For that, a generic comm interface would be a good thing to have first.

It has to be fast, nonblocking and kernel callable. Cluster people count
individual microseconds so its base layers must be extremely efficient
even if there are "easy use" layers above. The obvious "easy use" layer being
IP over infiniband.

Alan
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