Description of problem:
DHCP does not support IPoIB interfaces
IPoIB interface: ib<N> interface to get the network configuration from the DHCP
Patch for DHCP will be provided soon by Mellanox
Created attachment 474995 [details]
Patches created against dhcp-3.0.5-23.el5
IPoIB-dhcp-3.0.5.tar.gz includes the following patches:
acking for Radek since he has left for the day
Tested on build RHEL5.7-Server-20110601.0 with:
Both dhcp server and dhcp client are running fine on IB interfaces:
[root@rdma9 ~]# dhclient ib0
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.5-RedHat
Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/
Listening on LPF/ib0/
Sending on LPF/ib0/
Sending on Socket/fallback
xid: rand init seed (0xea6c378b) built using all available interfaces
DHCPDISCOVER on ib0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 5 (xid=0x1549770b)
DHCPOFFER from 192.168.0.1
DHCPREQUEST on ib0 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 (xid=0x1549770b)
DHCPACK from 192.168.0.1 (xid=0x1549770b)
bound to 192.168.0.254 -- renewal in 9682 seconds.
[root@rdma9 ~]# ip addr show ib0
6: ib0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 2044 qdisc pfifo_fast qlen 256
link/infiniband 80:00:04:04:fe:80:00:00:00:00:00:00:00:02:c9:02:00:00:66:45 brd 00:ff:ff:ff:ff:12:40:1b:ff:ff:00:00:00:00:00:00:ff:ff:ff:ff
inet 192.168.0.254/24 brd 192.168.0.255 scope global ib0
inet6 fe80::202:c902:0:6645/64 scope link
valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
Moving to VERIFIED.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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