[rfc-dist] RFC 4392 on IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB) Architecture

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        RFC 4392

        Title:      IP over InfiniBand (IPoIB) Architecture 
        Author:     V. Kashyap
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       April 2006
        Mailbox:    vivk at us.ibm.com
        Pages:      23
        Characters: 53506
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipoib-architecture-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4392.txt

InfiniBand is a high-speed, channel-based interconnect between
systems and devices.

This document presents an overview of the InfiniBand
architecture.  It further describes the requirements and
guidelines for the transmission of IP over InfiniBand.
Discussions in this document are applicable to both IPv4 and
IPv6 unless explicitly specified.  The encapsulation of IP over
InfiniBand and the mechanism for IP address resolution on IB
fabrics are covered in other documents.  This memo provides information for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the IP over InfiniBand
Working Group of the IETF.

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