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Date:	Wed, 12 Sep 2007 05:00:25 -0500
From:	Steve Wise <>
Subject: [PATCH] RDMA/CMA: Use neigh_event_send() to initiate neighbour discovery.

RDMA/CMA: Use neigh_event_send() to initiate neighbour discovery.

Calling arp_send() to initiate neighbour discovery (ND) doesn't do the
full ND protocol.  Namely, it doesn't handle retransmitting the arp
request if it is dropped. The function neigh_event_send() does all this.
Without doing full ND, rdma address resolution fails in the presence of
dropped arp bcast packets.

Signed-off-by: Steve Wise <>

 drivers/infiniband/core/addr.c |    3 +--
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/addr.c b/drivers/infiniband/core/addr.c
index c5c33d3..5381c80 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/core/addr.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/addr.c
@@ -161,8 +161,7 @@ static void addr_send_arp(struct sockadd
 	if (ip_route_output_key(&rt, &fl))
-	arp_send(ARPOP_REQUEST, ETH_P_ARP, rt->rt_gateway, rt->idev->dev,
-		 rt->rt_src, NULL, rt->idev->dev->dev_addr, NULL);
+	neigh_event_send(rt->u.dst.neighbour, NULL);
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