libibverbs1 - Library for direct userspace use of RDMA (InfiniBand/iWARP)

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libibverbs1
Package version 1.1.8
Package release 1.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 65 B
Download size 31.44 KB
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libibverbs is a library that allows userspace processes to use RDMA
"verbs" as described in the InfiniBand Architecture Specification and
the RDMA Protocol Verbs Specification.  iWARP ethernet NICs support
RDMA over hardware-offloaded TCP/IP, while InfiniBand is a
high-throughput, low-latency networking technology.  InfiniBand host
channel adapters (HCAs) and iWARP NICs commonly support direct
hardware access from userspace (kernel bypass), and libibverbs
supports this when available.
For this library to be useful, a device-specific plug-in module
should also be installed.
This package contains the shared library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libibverbs1_1.1.8-1.1_i386.deb 1.1.8 i386 Debian Main
libibverbs1 - - -


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adduser -
libc6 >= 2.14


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Binary Package libibverbs1_1.1.8-1.1_amd64.deb
Source Package libibverbs

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libibverbs1 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libibverbs1




2015-03-28 - gregor herrmann <>
libibverbs (1.1.8-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Add 'Breaks: libopenmpi1.3' to smoothen the openmpi transition on some
wheezy -> jessie upgrade paths.  (Closes: #780629)
2014-05-05 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- XRC support
- Flow steering support
- Generic infrastructure for further "verbs extensions"
* Update to Standards-Version: 3.9.5.
2014-01-29 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Add raw QP support
- Further support for new IB link speeds
- Other miscellaneous fixes
* Update maintainer and remove DM-Upload-Allowed now that I'm a DD.
2011-12-21 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Don't use brace expansion for {a,so} in libibverbs-dev.install
* New upstream releases.
- Add IBoE support
- Add ibv_devinfo support for displaying extended speeds (FDR, etc)
2011-06-29 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format.
* New upstream releases.
- Fix handling of madvise() failures
- Add path record definitions to sa.h
- Handle huge pages for fork support/madvise
- Fix crash if no devices and ibv_get_device_list() called multiple times
* Update maintainer and set DM-Upload-Allowed to yes.  (Closes: #632106)
* Don't ship .la files.
* Update to Standards-Version: 3.9.2.
2009-11-11 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add override_dh_strip target to get debugging information actually
put into the -dbg package.
2009-10-29 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Don't use enums for bit flags (avoid C++ annoyances)
- Return some errors via errno instead of stderr
* Move -dbg package to section debug.
* Update to Standards-Version: 3.8.3 (no changes needed).
* Change build system from cdbs to debhelper 7.
2008-04-18 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Fix memory registration failure cause by too-big madvise()
- Fix many Valgrind false positives
- Add functions to convert enum values to strings
* Replace deprecated ${Source-Version} with ${binary:Version}
* Use DEB_DH_MAKESHLIBS_ARGS_ALL to pass appropriate -V option to
dh_makeshlibs, since new symbols were added in libibverbs 1.1.2.
(Closes: #465435)
* Add debian/watch file.
* Update control file to talk about generic RDMA and iWARP, not just
InfiniBand, since libibverbs works with both IB and iWARP.
* Acknowledge NMU (Closes: #442638).
2008-04-14 - Michael Meskes <>
libibverbs (1.1.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Re-generated autotools files to fix double build bug, closes: #442638
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.3, no change needed.
2007-06-15 - Roland Dreier <>
libibverbs (1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Initialize state of newly created QPs to RESET (fixes problems
with libmlx4/ConnectX HCAs).
- Don't warn root about RLIMIT_MEMLOCK, since it doesn't matter.
- Fix free() errors in ibv_xx_pingpong examples.

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