[Bug 1529815] Re: InfiniBand DHCP flow with PRA and DHCP relay not working
Rafael David Tinoco
rafael.tinoco at canonical.com
Wed May 4 18:43:59 UTC 2016
Okay, Tks Talat.
Ill propose this fix into all versions relying on the IB patches
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InfiniBand DHCP flow with PRA and DHCP relay not working
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DHCP client is sending discover with Unicast type request for the offer, in this configuration of IB to ETH through a relay we need the type to be broadcast.
The issue is that when using dhclient from the client on Ubuntu (and only on Ubuntu) with MOFED or inbox driver, we see that that DHCP server offers in unicast instead of broadcast. It seems there is no way to correct this from the client side using dhclient configuration file.
this issue exist even when we use always-broadcast statement in configuration file.
in other vendors we see that discover request type is broadcast.
attached pcap files from working (other vendor) and not working (Ubuntu) clients.
DHCP CLIENT (IPoIB)
Ubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.13.0-74
Mellanox OFED 3.1-1.0.3 or inbox driver
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