If you encounter an issue where the IPU-M2000s get into an unusable state
and using the
gc-reset tool does not resolve it then you
can reset the Virtual-IPU partition using the Virtual-IPU command line interface.
Resetting the partition will:
ensure that the IPUoF server is running on the IPU-M2000s
configure the IPUs in the partition and the IPU links between them
To reset the partition:
Identify the partition name (this is the first field of the output)
$ vipu -H localhost list partition
Reset the partition
$ vipu -H localhost reset partition <partition_name>
Check that the partition is ready for use
Resetting the partition can take a few minutes.$ vipu -H localhost list partition
The partition is ready for use when the state is
For more information about Virtual-IPU, see the V-IPU User Guide.