Infiniband experiment environment setting up

Daichi GOTO daichi at
Tue Dec 4 01:21:50 UTC 2012

IB with OFED test bed setting up is done.
I set up with FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE and it's OFED. 

Should I use 10-current instead of?

On 2012/11/21, at 4:09, Garrett Cooper <yanegomi at> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 10:59 AM, George Neville-Neil
> <gnn at> wrote:
>> On Nov 18, 2012, at 21:53 , Daichi GOTO <daichi at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Currently, we are getting ready to test InfiniBands on FreeBSD
>>> using follow devices:
>>>      CPU:            Intel Xeon E3-1240v2
>>>      M/B:            Super Micro X9SCM
>>>      RAM:            Kingston KVR16E11/8 (8GBx4)
>>>      IB Card:        Mellanox Technologies ConnectX-2 VPI MHQH19B-XTR
>>>      IB Card:        Mellanox Technologies ConnectX-3 VPI MCX353A-QCBT
>>>      IB Switch:      Mellanox Technologies EXW-IS5022
>>>      QSFP cable:     MC22096-130-001
>>> Is there some information about above InfiniBand devices?
>> Well it's only the cards you have to worry about.  I know the ConnectX-2 works
>> but have not tested the ConnectX-3.
>    We're getting access to ConnectX-3 cards at Isilon soon, but I'm
> not sure what sourcebase we'll be testing against (our local
> sourcebase, CURRENT, or CURRENT + new OFED). My team can best speak to
> what we'll be doing here.
>> Also, note that it depends on what you are testing.  That is, Infiniband has low
>> latency at low payloads.  The numbers quoted by Mellanox about low latency depend
>> on you sending one byte (yes, 1 byte).  At real packet sizes Infiniband is no faster than
>> 10GbE.
>    I heard similar.
> Thanks,
> -Garrett
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