Re: [PATCH][RFC] Linux VM hooks for advanced RDMA NICs

From: Troy Benjegerdes
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 20:43:13 EST

On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 04:49:01PM +0100, David Addison wrote:
> Hi,
> here is a patch we use to integrate the Quadrics NICs into the Linux kernel.
> The patch adds hooks to the Linux VM subsystem so that registered 'IOPROC'
> devices can be informed of page table changes.
> This allows the Quadrics NICs to perform user RDMAs safely, without
> requiring
> page pinning. Looking through some of the recent IB and Ammasso discussions,
> it may also prove useful to those NICs too.

I think the best thing to do is post this patch to openib-general
( )
and get a patch developed that works on amasso, IB, and Quadrics
hardware, and then come back to lkml.
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