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SubjectRe: [ofa-general] Re: [PATCH RFC] RDMA/CMA: Allocate PS_TCP ports from the host TCP port space.

On Mon, 8 Oct 2007, Steve Wise wrote:

> 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.

As a developer of an RDMA ULP, NFS-RDMA, I like this approach because
it will simplify the configuration of an RDMA device and the services
that use it.
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