InfiniBand hw support out of the box?

Grzegorz Junka list1 at
Thu May 26 12:56:41 UTC 2016

Somehow. I used to compile the kernel but now I try to postpone if 
possible. The trouble isn't the compilation, it's the deployment. I 
can't compile on my server, I would need to compile on my desktop and 
somehow move the kernel to the server, upgrade it there, and restart. 
Then any further upgrades to a newer FreeBSD release would become a much 
bigger hassle. It's just a matter of spending some time figuring out the 


On 26/05/2016 12:14, Justin Clift wrote:
> On 26 May 2016, at 10:45, Grzegorz Junka <list1 at> wrote:
>> Is there any InfiniBand card supported in FreeBSD by the generic kernel/modules without having to recompile kernel or compile kernel modules?
> Not yet.  Recompiling the kernel + kernel modules is extremely easy though,
> for anyone with *nix command line experience of any kind, if that's the
> concern. :)
> There's even a guide with cut-n-paste instructions if that helps.
> Useful?
> Regards and best wishes,
> Justin Clift
> --
> "My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those
> who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
> first group; there was less competition there."
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