[dpdk-dev] [PATCH dpdk v2] bnx2x: Update firmware versions
ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Wed Jun 28 18:01:13 CEST 2017
On 4/29/2017 6:12 AM, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
> On 29/04/17 10:31, Mody, Rasesh wrote:
>> Hi Alexey,
>>> From: Ferruh Yigit [mailto:ferruh.yigit at intel.com]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:18 AM
>>> On 4/26/2017 9:08 AM, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>>>> Recent kernels/distros have updated firmware images, use them.
>>>> In order to keep support of older distros (such as Fedora 19 or Ubuntu
>>>> 14.04), this also tries fallback to an order firmware version.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Kardashevskiy <aik at ozlabs.ru>
>>>> * in addition to the very new firmware images, this adds fallback to
>>>> some older firmware present in 3yo distros
>> To my knowledge, latest kernel/distro have 188.8.131.52 firmware image currently being used by the BNX2X PMD.
> I could not find any free distro with this firmware version, what latest
> distro does have this firmware?
I am taking Rasesh's answer as no FW update required and because of not
having any other comment updating patch status as rejected.
>> Did you test BNX2X PMD with updated and fallback firmware images? If yes, how was it tested and did you encounter any issue? Did you try SRIOV VF with these firmware versions?
> I checked it can load the firmware and that's it, I could not proceed any
> further due to other unrelated reasons.
>>> Hi Alexey,
>>> CC'ing maintainers.
>>> Thank you for the patch, please CC maintainers in your patches.
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