[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9 0/3] i40e: add floating VEB support for i40e
zhe.tao at intel.com
Mon Jun 13 08:45:47 CEST 2016
This patch-set add the support for floating VEB in i40e.
All the VFs VSIs can decide whether to connect to the legacy VEB/VEPA or
the floating VEB. When connect to the floating VEB a new floating VEB is
created. Now all the VFs need to connect to floating VEB or legacy VEB,
cannot connect to both of them. The PF and VMDQ,FD VSIs connect to
the old legacy VEB/VEPA.
All the VEB/VEPA concepts are not specific for FVL, they are defined in the
This floating VEB only take effects on the specific version F/W which newer
Zhe Tao (3):
Support floating VEB config
Add floating VEB support in i40e
Add floating VEB extention support for i40e
doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst | 25 ++++
doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst | 4 +
drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev.c | 205 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev.h | 9 ++
drivers/net/i40e/i40e_pf.c | 12 +-
5 files changed, 232 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)
V2: Added the release notes and changed commit log.
V3: Changed the VSI release operation.
V4: Added the FW version check otherwise it will cause the segment fault.
V5: Edited the code for new share code APIs
V6: Changed the floating VEB configuration method
V7: Added global reset for i40e
V8: removed global reset and added floating VEB extension support
V9: Added floating VEB related explanation into commit log
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