[dpdk-dev] intel x540-at2

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Fri Jan 3 10:56:16 CET 2014

03/01/2014 10:16, Jose Gavine Cueto :
> Thanks again.  So there is a possibility that vf will fail with DPDK due to
> not fully supported pf.  Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Please Jose, better describe your use case in order to have the right answer.

The standard SR-IOV use case is to use a recent ixgbe driver from kernel.org 
or from sourceforge.net for the PF on the host. Then use ixgbevf from DPDK in 
the guest.
It should work.
It is documented in chapter 9 (IXGBE/IGB Virtual Function Driver) of the 
programmer's guide:


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