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Re: HPE MPI parameters for Mellanox Socket Direct adapter

 
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HPE MPI parameters for Mellanox Socket Direct adapter

What are the relevant HPE MPI environment variables for configuring the usage of Mellanox Socket Direct cards?

Is it possible to choose particular device for communication?  

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Re: HPE MPI parameters for Mellanox Socket Direct adapter

Hello ipasichnyk,

Thank you for your query.

The socket direct adapter appears to be two port to the system to the key is to get the traffic spread over the logical adapters. This is similar to having multiple ports or multiple adapters. There is documentation on the Mellanox site that discusses MPI considerations when using socket direct:
Getting Started with Socket Direct ConnectX-5 Adapters on an InfiniBand Network
https://community.mellanox.com/s/article/getting-started-with-socket-direct-connectx-5-adapters-on-an-infiniband-network

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I am an HPE employee

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Re: HPE MPI parameters for Mellanox Socket Direct adapter

Hello ipasichnyk,

I hope my solution has helped you to resolve the query, if not kindly let me know If you have any further issues.

Regards,

I am an HPE employee

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