[Pkg-ofed-devel] ofa-kernel: ib_query_gid() failed

Guy Coates gmpc at sanger.ac.uk
Tue Oct 13 12:41:59 UTC 2009

Simon Kainz wrote:
> Guy Coates wrote:
>> Mario Lang wrote:
>>> Guy Coates <gmpc at sanger.ac.uk> writes:
>>>> Also, if you add the GUIDs into /etc/default/opensm, you should avoid
>>>> the ibstat call in the opensm init script altogether.
>>> Yes, I know, and that is what I actually did.
>>> However, ibstat failing is, as you wrote in another mail in this thread,
>>> pointing to something very fundamental being broken.
>> I think the next step would be to open a bug upstream;
>> Please cc me on the bug, and I'll obviously supply any info needed on
>> how the kernel modules are built and configured etc.
>> https://bugs.openfabrics.org/
>> linux-rdma at vger.kernel.org
>> Sorry I cannot be of more help; not being able to reproduce the problem
>> is very frustrating.
>> Guy
> Hi!
> It seems we fixed it. :-)  Here a short writeup of what we did:
> We originally used 1.4.2 which led to XRC troubles and gave no valuable
> error info in dmesg.  When then used 1.4.1 under 2.6.26-2-amd64 and
> compiled new modules. This led to error
> command 0x13 failed: fw status = 0x1
> (amongst others) in dmesg.
> After seeing this
> http://forums13.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447627+1255436409428+28353475&threadId=1361415
> we  loaded mlx4_core with msi_x=0 and there where no errors whatsoever.
>  This also works now with 1.4.2.
> Maybe this should be mentioned in the Howtos somewhere, to save someone
> else troubles.

Excellent! I will add this to the howto. That information is enough for me to 
log a bug upstream too.



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