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SubjectRe: Socket Direct Protocol: help (2)
One more thing - Please open a bug regarding the num_sge limitation at:
https://bugs.openfabrics.org/

Thanks,
Amir

On 04/14/2010 05:31 PM, Amir Vadai wrote:
> Hi,
>
> FMR are being used only in a special mode called ZCopy.
>
> You could disable this mode by setting the module paramter
> sdp_zcopy_thresh to 0, or by issuing:
> # echo 0 > /sys/module/ib_sdp/parameters/sdp_zcopy_thresh
>
> This means that you won't get the benefits of Zero-copy.
>
> - Amir
>
> On 04/14/2010 11:51 AM, Andrea Gozzelino wrote:
>
>> On Apr 13, 2010 10:22 PM, "Tung, Chien Tin" <chien.tin.tung@intel.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>>>> Chien, does the NE020 support FMRs? I looked at the nes ofed-1.5
>>>>>> code
>>>>>> and it appears to do nothing in the map_phys_fmr functions.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> We never implemented map_phys_fmr. Is it relevant to the # of SGEs?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> No, but SDP uses FMRs. I don't think it will run without FMR support.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Good to know. Thanks.
>>>
>>> Chien
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Hi Steve and Chien,
>>
>> I understand that NE020 cards have problem with SDP connected with
>> map_phy_fmr (FMR stands for Fast Memory Region).
>> Is it possible to solve/fix this point?
>> If yes, have you an idea about the time that is necessary to code
>> development/build?
>> If no, can you suggest me a card that supports SDP protocol?
>>
>> I work on NE020 cards from February 2010 for an INFN experimental
>> proposal, called REDIGO (Read out at 10 Gbits/s), about the data
>> acquisition and movement systems. The covergence of storage protocols
>> around 10 Gigabits/s Ethernet protocols shows that one way could be the
>> Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA). The goals are the investigations of
>> latency time, the throughput, the buffer size schemes and finally the
>> global event building bandwidth.
>>
>> Do you know if NE020 cards have problems with librdma (RDMA procedures,
>> in general) and / or with MPI versions?
>>
>> Thank you very much,
>> Andrea
>>
>> Andrea Gozzelino
>>
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