Re: Linux and system area networks

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 19:14:09 EST

> OK, how about an Infiniband network with a TCP/IP gateway at the edge?
> Have we thought about how Linux servers should use the gateway to talk
> to internet hosts? Surely there's no point in running TCP/IP inside
> the Infiniband network, so there needs to be some concept of "socket
> over Infiniband."

So write the library, it shouldnt need the kernel involved, and you can
take over AF_INET socket syscalls with an LD_PRELOAD so it can be transparent
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