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RE: Kickstart over OpenIB?

I think as long as your ib card will pxe boot, things may work normally.
If we ensure the vmlinuz + initrd.img and the has the ib drivers in it,
we should be good to go.  Just need to make sure the installed kernel
has the openib drivers as well.

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[mailto:anaconda-devel-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Jeremy Katz
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 9:11 AM
To: Brian Long
Cc: anaconda-devel-list redhat com
Subject: Re: Kickstart over OpenIB?

On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 10:04 -0500, Brian Long wrote:
> I understand the OpenIB drivers will be integrated in RHEL 4 U3.  Has 
> any work been done to allow Anaconda to install over Infiniband-based 
> network devices?  I don't know if this will work out-of-the-box or if 
> special cases will need to be added to Anaconda to get it working when

> a host's only Ethernet device is "ib0" (virtualized Ethernet through 
> an Infiniband - Ethernet gateway).

There is no code to support any of the infiniband stuff in anaconda
right now.  And a fair bit of work is probably required from what I
understand about IB


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