[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update release notes for mlx5 driver
shahafs at mellanox.com
Mon Oct 16 15:32:00 CEST 2017
Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs at mellanox.com>
- Moved mlx5 notes next to net PMDs.
doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_11.rst | 14 ++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 14 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_11.rst
index 8db35f5e4..24018fdd5 100644
@@ -59,6 +59,20 @@ New Features
"Network Interface Controller Drivers" document for more details on this new
+* **Updated mlx5 driver.**
+ Updated the mlx5 driver including the following changes:
+ * Enabled PMD to run on top of upstream linux kernel and rdma-core libs.
+ By that removed the dependency on specific Mellanox OFED libraries.
+ * Improved PMD latency performance.
+ * Improved PMD memory footprint.
+ * Supported vectorized Rx/Tx burst for ARMv8.
+ * Supported secondary process.
+ * Supported flow counters.
+ * Supported Rx hardware timestamp offload.
+ * Supported device removal event.
* **Added SoftNIC PMD.**
Added new SoftNIC PMD. This virtual device offers applications a software
More information about the dev