Ping an infiniband address
ibping [options] <dest lid | guid>
ibping uses vendor mads to validate connectivity between IB nodes. On exit, (IP) ping like output is show. ibping is run as client/server. Default is to run as client. Note also that a default ping server is implemented within the kernel.
-c, --count stop after count packets
-f, --flood flood destination: send packets back to back without delay
-o, --oui use specified OUI number to multiplex vendor mads
-S, --Server start in server mode (do not return)
-L, --Lid The address specified is a LID
-G, --Guid The address specified is a Port GUID
-s, --sm_port <smlid> use 'smlid' as the target lid for SA queries.
-C, --Ca <ca_name> use the specified ca_name.
-P, --Port <ca_port> use the specified ca_port.
Multiple port/Multiple CA support: when no IB device or port is specified (see the "local umad parameters" below), the libibumad library selects the port to use by the following criteria:
the first port that is ACTIVE.
if not found, the first port that is UP (physical link up).
If a port and/or CA name is specified, the libibumad library attempts to fulfill the user request, and will fail if it is not possible.
ibaddr # use the first port (criteria #1 above) ibaddr -C mthca1 # pick the best port from "mthca1" only. ibaddr -P 2 # use the second (active/up) port from the first available IB device. ibaddr -C mthca0 -P 2 # use the specified port only.
--config, -z <config_file> Specify alternate config file. Default: /etc/infiniband-diags/ibdiag.conf
-t, --timeout <timeout_ms> override the default timeout for the solicited mads.
-h, --help show the usage message
raise the IB debugging level. May be used several times (-ddd or -d -d -d).
show send and receive errors (timeouts and others)
increase the application verbosity level. May be used several times (-vv or -v -v -v)
-V, --version show the version info.
A global config file is provided to set some of the common options for all tools. See supplied config file for details.