Bug 731876 - Pick up SDP from OFED
Summary: Pick up SDP from OFED
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution
Version: 7.0
Hardware: All
OS: All
Target Milestone: rc
: 7.0
Assignee: RHEL Product and Program Management
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
Blocks: 728045 728571
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Reported: 2011-08-18 20:32 UTC by IBM Bug Proxy
Modified: 2019-03-06 00:08 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-08-18 20:42:06 UTC

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
IBM Linux Technology Center 73770 None None None Never

Description IBM Bug Proxy 2011-08-18 20:32:05 UTC
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id: [73770]
a. Name of Feature: Pick up SDP from OFED
b. Feature Description

Pick up SDP (Sockets Direct Protocol) from relevant OFED release

2. Feature Details:
Sponsor: LTC
Architectures:  ppc64, x86, x86_64, 

Arch Specificity: purely common code
Affects Kernel Modules: Yes
Delivery Mechanism: Direct from Community
Category: device driver
Request Type: Driver - Feature from Vendor
d. Upstream Acceptance: Submitted
Sponsor Priority P3
f. Severity: normal
IBM Confidential: No
Code Contribution: 3rd party code
g. Component Version Target: ---

3. Business Case
Several customers want to use SDP. SDP provides existing socket applications to be used as is, or with minimal changes and also gain performance advantages through in-kernel RDMA.

This becomes even more important in a virtual environment, as performance would be critical factor.

4. Primary contact at Red Hat:
John Jarvis, jjarvis@redhat.com

5. Primary contacts at Partner:
Project Management Contact:
Michael L. Hohnbaum, hbaum@us.ibm.com

Technical contact(s):
Pradeep Satyanarayana, pradeep@us.ibm.com

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2011-08-18 20:42:06 UTC
This was intentionally dropped in RHEL 6.

Comment 2 Doug Ledford 2011-08-21 20:08:54 UTC
This will not be picked up unless the SDP protocol makes it into Linus' kernel.

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