Bug 449801 - ib_ipath module is missing on 32-bit RHEL4 Update 6
ib_ipath module is missing on 32-bit RHEL4 Update 6
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openib (Show other bugs)
4.6
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Doug Ledford
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Reported: 2008-06-03 13:40 EDT by Ryan Sweat
Modified: 2008-06-03 13:53 EDT (History)
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Description Ryan Sweat 2008-06-03 13:40:19 EDT
Description of problem:

The low level module for Infiniband is missing on 32-bit RHEL4 Update 6.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

kernel-smp-2.6.9-67.EL

How reproducible:

Very.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install 32-bit RHEL4 Update 6
2. Install Infiniband card
3. Try to load the ib_ipath module
  
Actual results:

# modprobe ib_ipath
FATAL: Module ib_ipath not found.


Expected results:

I expect the module to be present and load.

Additional info:

This line is missing in the 32-bit kernel .config file.

CONFIG_INFINIBAND_IPATH=m
Comment 1 Doug Ledford 2008-06-03 13:53:18 EDT
The ipath module is not expected, nor required, to run on ia32 hardware.  It is
an ia64 hardware only module.

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