[systemd-devel] Infiniband network (IPoIB) support in networkd

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Fri Feb 21 11:39:15 PST 2014

On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 07:25:50PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> On 02/21/2014 06:34 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> >On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 06:23:25PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> >>Greetings
> >>
> >>What are the current plans for Infiniband network (IPoIB) support in networkd?
> >Why wouldn't it "just work" today?  Have you tried it?  If so, what is
> >missing?
> Nope not tried it, I assumed since it had TYPE=Infiniband in the ifcfg file
> for it that it required an entry in netdev_kind_table
> ( NETDEV_KIND_INFINIBAND]= infiniband ) went looking did not see it then
> simply asked.

If the device shows up as a "normal" network device, it should work just
fine, if no special commands/programs need to be run.

> If it's not required and just works today problem solved.

Try it out and let us know.

greg k-h

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