[Lustre-discuss] [HPDD-discuss] Time to kill off some old LND driver

Atchley, Scott atchleyes at ornl.gov
Mon Feb 24 10:05:36 PST 2014

Hi Andreas,

I do not know if anyone is still using mxlnd or not.

I do not know if anyone at Myricom will provide support for it. Also, I am not sure if the MX kernel API is still fully maintained. I have CC'd help at mryi.com in case they wish to comment.


On Feb 20, 2014, at 1:39 PM, "Dilger, Andreas" <andreas.dilger at intel.com> wrote:

> Forwarding this to lustre-discuss and the mxlnd author to reach the
> maximum audience.
> I definitely think qswlnd is beyond its useful lifetime (Quadrics is out
> of business since 2009, so any systems using it are at least 5 years old),
> and I believe ralnd is the same boat (it was only used for much older Cray
> systems).  No idea if anyone is still using mxlnd?
> On 2014/02/20, 9:08 AM, "Simmons, James A." <simmonsja at ornl.gov> wrote:
>> Currently the main LND drivers in the tree are o2iblnd, gnilnd, and
>> socklnd. We also have a few drivers which are up for discussion for
>> removal. 
>> The drivers up for discussion for removal are:
>> qswlnd
>> mxlnd
>> ralnd
>> If anyone is using these drivers speak up otherwise their removal will be
>> put into the pipeline.
> Cheers, Andreas
> -- 
> Andreas Dilger
> Lustre Software Architect
> Intel High Performance Data Division
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