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SubjectRe: [ofa-general] Re: [PATCH RFC] RDMA/CMA: Allocate PS_TCP ports from the host TCP port space.
> The hack to use a socket and bind it to claim the port was just for 
> demostrating the idea. The correct solution, IMO, is to enhance the
> core low level 4-tuple allocation services to be more generic (eg: not
> be tied to a struct sock). Then the host tcp stack and the host rdma
> stack can allocate TCP/iWARP ports/4tuples from this common exported
> service and share the port space. This allocation service could also be
> used by other deep adapters like iscsi adapters if needed.

Since iWarp runs on top of TCP, the port space is really the same.
FWIW, I agree that this proposal is the correct solution to support iWarp.

- Sean
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