[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v8 3/3] i40e: add floating VEB extension support

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Thu Jun 9 17:57:53 CEST 2016

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 01:28:06AM +0800, Zhe Tao wrote:
> To enable this feature, the user should pass a devargs parameter to the EAL
> like "-w 84:00.0,enable_floating=1", and the application will make sure the PMD
> will use the floating VEB feature for all the VFs created by this PF device.
> Also you can specifiy which VF need to connect to this floating veb using
> "floating_bitmap", every bit corresponding to one VF (e.g. bitn for VFn).
> Like "-w 84:00.0,enable_floating=1,floating_bitmap=1", means only the VF0 connect
> to the floating VEB, VF1 connect to the legacy VEB.

Is there only ever one floating VEB inside a PF? That perhaps needs to be called
out in the explanation of what the floating VEB is?


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