[Lustre-discuss] Virtual machines

Kevin Van Maren Kevin.Van.Maren at oracle.com
Wed Sep 8 05:39:37 PDT 2010

I seem to recall Mellanox presenting a paper on IB support virtual  
machines at SC two years ago.  I think it was just a proof of concept,  
and I'm unaware of the current status.


On Sep 8, 2010, at 6:09 AM, "Brian J. Murrell"  
<brian.murrell at oracle.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-09-08 at 05:50 -0500, Brian O'Connor wrote:
>> Does lustre work in a VM?
> Yes, of course, given that a VM provides an entire virtual computer.
>> what about in a VM over Infiniband?
> I don't know of any VMs which expose the hosts Infiniband hardware for
> the VM to use directly.  Xen might.  libvirt/kvm might.  But those are
> just WAGs.
> b.
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