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ibv_open_device (3)

Name

ibv_open_device - text

Synopsis

#include <infiniband/verbs.h>

struct ibv_context *ibv_open_device(struct ibv_device *device);

int ibv_close_device(struct ibv_context *context);

Description

Libibverbs Programmer's Manual                              IBV_OPEN_DEVICE(3)



NAME
       ibv_open_device,  ibv_close_device - open and close an RDMA device con-
       text

SYNOPSIS
       #include <infiniband/verbs.h>

       struct ibv_context *ibv_open_device(struct ibv_device *device);

       int ibv_close_device(struct ibv_context *context);

DESCRIPTION
       ibv_open_device() opens the device device and  creates  a  context  for
       further use.

       ibv_close_device() closes the device context context.

RETURN VALUE
       ibv_open_device() returns a pointer to the allocated device context, or
       NULL if the request fails.

       ibv_close_device() returns 0 on success, -1 on failure.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |   ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Availability   | network/open-fabrics  |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
       |Stability      | Pass-through volatile |
       +---------------+-----------------------+
NOTES
       ibv_close_device() does not release all the resources  allocated  using
       context  context.  To avoid resource leaks, the user should release all
       associated resources before closing a context.

SEE ALSO
       ibv_get_device_list(3),     ibv_query_device(3),     ibv_query_port(3),
       ibv_query_gid(3), ibv_query_pkey(3)

AUTHORS
       Dotan Barak <dotanba@gmail.com>


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              https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original commu-
              nity   source   was   downloaded   from   ['https://www.openfab-
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              'https://www.openfabrics.org/downloads/libibverbs/libib-
              verbs-1.1.8.tar.gz',          'https://www.openfabrics.org/down-
              loads/libmlx4/libmlx4-1.0.6.tar.gz',       'https://www.openfab-
              rics.org/downloads/libsdp/libsdp-1.1.108-0.15.gd7fdb72.tar.gz',
              'https://www.openfabrics.org/downloads/management/infiniband-
              diags-1.6.5.tar.gz', 'https://www.openfabrics.org/downloads/man-
              agement/libibmad-1.3.12.tar.gz',           'https://www.openfab-
              rics.org/downloads/management/libibumad-1.3.10.2.tar.gz',
              'https://www.openfabrics.org/downloads/manage-
              ment/opensm-3.3.19.tar.gz',   'https://www.openfabrics.org/down-
              loads/perftest/perftest-1.3.0-0.42.gf350d3d.tar.gz',
              'https://www.openfabrics.org/down-
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              rics.org/downloads/rdmacm/librdmacm-1.0.21.tar.gz',
              'https://www.openfabrics.org/downloads/rds-tools/rds-
              tools-2.0.4.tar.gz']

              Further information about this software can be found on the open
              source community website at http://www.openfabrics.org/.



libibverbs                        2006-10-31                IBV_OPEN_DEVICE(3)