[torquedev] Infiniband and sockets

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Thu Feb 4 09:31:31 MST 2010


On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 09:11:20AM -0700, Ken Nielson alleged:
> We have been dealing with systems that are using infiniband and 
> ethernet. RFC 4392 defines an IP over infiniband standard which I am 
> guessing is being used by most sites. As far as DNS name resolution and 
> IP addressing are concerned is there anything special that needs to be 
> accounted for when using sockets, TCP/IP and infiniband?

Torque doesn't kow or care about Infiniband. It's just the problem of multiple
networks. Forward and reverse resolution must be carefully set up.

-- 
Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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