[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] i40e: add VEB switching support for i40e

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Fri Jan 22 11:16:14 CET 2016

2016-01-21 14:49, Zhe Tao:
> VEB switching feature for i40e is used to enable the switching between the
>  VSIs connect to the virtual bridge. The old implementation is setting the
>  virtual bridge mode as VEPA which is port aggregation. Enable the switching 
>  ability by setting the loop back mode for the specific VSIs which connect to PF
>  or VFs. 
> Signed-off-by: Zhe Tao <zhe.tao at intel.com>

Is VEB something specific to i40e?
Please explain the acronyms VEB, VSI and VEPA in the commit log or in a
doc dedicated to i40e. Having some design explanations in a doc would help
to understand the changes and to contribute.

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