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authorJohn Daley <>2016-07-21 02:11:58 -0700
committerThomas Monjalon <>2016-07-22 19:58:03 +0200
commitf079630304df4e471370311c778da01d234add0e (patch)
parent885d4c0dccd399c5fe8afacbab499653919731a3 (diff)
doc: update release notes and guide for enic
Signed-off-by: John Daley <>
3 files changed, 28 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst b/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
index e67c3db..a81264b 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
@@ -35,12 +35,6 @@ NICs. These adapters are also referred to as vNICs below. If you are running
or would like to run DPDK software applications on Cisco UCS servers using
Cisco VIC adapters the following documentation is relevant.
-Version Information
-The version of the ENIC PMD driver is and will be printed by ENIC PMD
-during the initialization.
How to obtain ENIC PMD integrated DPDK
@@ -156,6 +150,8 @@ Supported features
- VLAN filtering (supported via UCSM/CIMC only)
- Execution of application by unprivileged system users
- IPV4, IPV6 and TCP RSS hashing
+- Scattered Rx
+- MTU update
Known bugs and Unsupported features in this release
@@ -165,6 +161,7 @@ Known bugs and Unsupported features in this release
- non-IPV4 flow direction
- Setting of extended VLAN
- UDP RSS hashing
+- MTU update only works if Scattered Rx mode is disabled
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/overview.rst b/doc/guides/nics/overview.rst
index 572ced4..6abbae6 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/overview.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/overview.rst
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ Most of these differences are summarized below.
Queue status event Y
Rx interrupt Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Queue start/stop Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
- MTU update Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
+ MTU update Y Y Y P Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Jumbo frame Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Scattered Rx Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst
index 0740d4f..0d6da04 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst
@@ -84,6 +84,16 @@ New Features
Updated the i40e base driver, which includes support for new devices IDs.
+* **Updated the enic driver.**
+ The enic driver was updated with changes including the following:
+ * Optimized the Tx function.
+ * Added Scattered Rx capability.
+ * Improved packet type identification.
+ * Added MTU update in non Scattered Rx mode and enabled MTU of up to 9208
+ with UCS Software release 2.2 on 1300 series VICs.
* **Supported virtio on IBM POWER8.**
The ioports are mapped in memory when using Linux UIO.
@@ -228,6 +238,20 @@ Drivers
outer VLAN header.
This issue is fixed by changing corresponding register for single VLAN.
+* **enic: Fixed several issues when stopping then restarting ports and queues.**
+ Fixed several crashes related to stopping then restarting ports and queues.
+ Fixed possible crash when re-configuring the number of Rx queue descriptors.
+* **enic: Fixed Rx data mis-alignment if mbuf data offset modified.**
+ Fixed possible Rx corruption when mbufs were returned to a pool with data
+ offset other than RTE_PKTMBUF_HEADROOM.
+* **enic: Fixed Tx IP/UDP/TCP checksum offload and VLAN insertion.**
+* **enic: Fixed Rx error and missed counters.**