[Gluster-users] Infiniband performance issues answered?
driver at megahappy.net
Tue Dec 18 08:55:42 UTC 2012
Sorry, I meant to ask if someone had the latest OFED packages bundled into
RPM's for CentOS6.3 (or RedHat 6.3).
On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 8:48 PM, Bryan Whitehead <driver at megahappy.net>wrote:
> does anyone have 3.4.0qa5 rpm's available? I'd like to give them a whirl.
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 5:17 PM, Sabuj Pattanayek <sabujp at gmail.com>wrote:
>> and yes on some Dells you'll get strange network and RAID controller
>> performance characteristics if you turn on the BIOS power management.
>> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Sabuj Pattanayek <sabujp at gmail.com>
>> > I have R610's with a similar setup but with HT turned on and I'm
>> > getting 3.5GB/s for one way RDMA tests between two QDR connected
>> > clients using mellanox connectx x4 PCI-E cards in x8 slots. 1GB/s with
>> > IPoIB connections (seem to be limited to 10gbe). Note, I had problems
>> > with the 1.x branch of OFED and am using the latest 3.x RC .
>> > On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Joe Julian <joe at julianfamily.org>
>> >> In IRC today, someone who was hitting that same IB performance ceiling
>> >> occasionally gets reported had this to say
>> >> [11:50] <nissim> first, I ran fedora which is not supported by
>> Mellanox OFED
>> >> distro
>> >> [11:50] <nissim> so I moved to CentOS 6.3
>> >> [11:51] <nissim> next I removed all distibution related infiniband
>> rpms and
>> >> build the latest OFED package
>> >> [11:52] <nissim> disabled ServerSpeed service
>> >> [11:52] <nissim> disabled BIOS hyperthreading
>> >> [11:52] <nissim> disabled BIOS power mgmt
>> >> [11:53] <nissim> ran ib_write_test and goot 5000MB/s
>> >> [11:53] <nissim> got 5000MB/s on localhost
>> >> fwiw, if someone's encountering that issue, between this and the
>> >> since 3.4.0qa5 it might be worth knowing about.
>> >> http://irclog.perlgeek.de/gluster/2012-12-17#i_6251387
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