OFED modules report wrong support status

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2

Situation

Loading OFED modules gives a warning in syslog like:

ib_core: module not supported by Novell, setting U taint flag.
ib_mad: module not supported by Novell, setting U taint flag.
ib_sa: module not supported by Novell, setting U taint flag.
ib_cm: module not supported by Novell, setting U taint flag.
ib_srp: module not supported by Novell, setting U taint flag.

However the support status is wrong, these modules are indeed supported by Novell.

Resolution

Novell engineering is aware of the problem. The issue may be fixed in a future service pack.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7004351
  • Creation Date: 02-Sep-2009
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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