[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update NIC support guide for bnxt and release notes

Lance Richardson lance.richardson at broadcom.com
Fri Jun 7 15:33:35 CEST 2019

From: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com>

Add support for the Broadcom NetXtreme-E (BCM57500) family of controllers
(aka Thor). The BCM57500 device is a 200G Ethernet controller with
50G PAM-4 and PCIe 4.0

Signed-off-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com>
Signed-off-by: Lance Richardson <lance.richardson at broadcom.com>
 doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst               | 6 +++---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_08.rst | 6 ++++++
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst b/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst
index 697b97e60..d88e02116 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst
@@ -7,10 +7,10 @@ BNXT Poll Mode Driver
 The bnxt poll mode library (**librte_pmd_bnxt**) implements support for:
   * **Broadcom NetXtreme-C®/NetXtreme-E®/NetXtreme-S®
-    BCM5730X / BCM574XX / BCM58000 family of Ethernet Network Controllers**
+    BCM5730X / BCM574XX / BCM58000 / BCM575XX family of Ethernet Network Controllers**
-    These adapters support Standards compliant 10/25/50/100Gbps 30MPPS
-    full-duplex throughput.
+    Adapters based on this family of controllers support standards-compliant Ethernet
+    operation with link speeds of 10/25/50/100/200Gbps.
     Information about the NetXtreme family of adapters can be found in the
     `NetXtreme® Brand section
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_08.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_08.rst
index 8fcd4a747..575c590d9 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_08.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_08.rst
@@ -61,6 +61,12 @@ New Features
   * Added support for SSE vector mode
   * Updated HWRM API to version
+* **Added support for Broadcom NetXtreme-E BCM57500 Ethernet controllers.**
+  Added support to the bnxt PMD for the BCM57500 (a.k.a. "Thor") family
+  of Ethernet controllers. These controllers support link speeds up to
+  200Gbps, 50G PAM-4, and PCIe 4.0.
 * **Added memif PMD.**
   Added the new Shared Memory Packet Interface (``memif``) PMD.

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