System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

ProcedureHow to Enable uDAPL

  1. Become superuser.

  2. Confirm that the following packages are installed. Or, install them, if needed.

    • SUNWib – Sun InfiniBand Framework

    • SUNWtavor – Sun Tavor HCA Driver

    • SUNWipoib – Sun IP over InfiniBand

    • SUNWudaplr – Direct Access Transport (DAT) registry package (root)

    • SUNWudaplu – Direct Access Transport (DAT) registry packages (usr)

    • SUNWudapltr – Service Provider for Tavor packages (root)

    • SUNWudapltu – Service Provider for Tavor packages (usr)

  3. Select one of the following to plumb the IPoIB interfaces.

    • Manually plumb the interfaces with the ifconfig and datadm commands.

      For example:

      # ifconfig ibd1 plumb
      # ifconfig ibd1 up
      # datadm -a /usr/share/dat/SUNWudaplt.conf
    • Automatically plumb the interfaces by doing the following:

      • Create the following file with the appropriate IP address.

      • Reboot the system.