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ESTABLISHING A DATA COMMUNICATIONS CONNECTION BETWEEN A LIGHTWEIGHT KERNEL IN A COMPUTE NODE OF A PARALLEL COMPUTER AND AN INPUT-OUTPUT ('I/O') NODE OF THE PARALLEL COMPUTER

United States Patent Application

20130103926
A1
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Establishing a data communications connection between a lightweight kernel in a compute node of a parallel computer and an input-output (`I/O`) node of the parallel computer, including: configuring the compute node with the network address and port value for data communications with the I/O node; establishing a queue pair on the compute node, the queue pair identified by a queue pair number (`QPN`); receiving, in the I/O node on the parallel computer from the lightweight kernel, a connection request message; establishing by the I/O node on the I/O node a queue pair identified by a QPN for communications with the compute node; and establishing by the I/O node the requested connection by sending to the lightweight kernel a connection reply message.
AHO, MICHAEL E. (ROCHESTER, MN), FITCH, BLAKE G. (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY), MUNDY, MICHAEL B. (ROCHESTER, MN), TAUFERNER, ANDREW T. (ROCHESTER, MN)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (ARMONK NY)
13/ 710,532
December 11, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. B554331 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.