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authorShahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>2018-05-17 10:48:34 +0300
committerFerruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>2018-05-23 00:35:01 +0200
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doc: update release notes for mlx drivers
Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>
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@@ -64,6 +64,33 @@ New Features
CXGBE VF Poll Mode Driver has been added to run DPDK over Chelsio
T5/T6 NIC VF instances.
+* **Updated mlx5 driver.**
+
+ Updated the mlx5 driver including the following changes:
+
+ * Introduced Multi-packet Rx. With it, achieved 100Gb/sec with 64B frames.
+ * Supported to be run by non-root users given reduced set of capabilities
+ CAP_NET_ADMIN, CAP_NET_RAW and CAP_IPC_LOCK.
+ * Supported TSO and checksum for generic UDP and IP tunnels.
+ * Supported inner checksum and RSS for GRE, VXLAN-GPE, MPLSoGRE
+ and MPLSoUDP tunnels.
+ * Accommodate to the new memory hotplug model.
+ * Supported non virtually contiguous mempools.
+ * Supported MAC adding along with allmulti and promiscuous modes from VF.
+ * Supported Mellanox BlueField SoC device.
+ * Supported PMD defaults for queue number and depth to improve the out
+ of the box performance.
+
+* **Updated mlx4 driver.**
+
+ Updated the mlx4 driver including the following changes:
+
+ * Supported to be run by non-root users given reduced set of capabilities
+ CAP_NET_ADMIN, CAP_NET_RAW and CAP_IPC_LOCK.
+ * Supported CRC strip toggling.
+ * Accommodate to the new memory hotplug model.
+ * Supported non virtually contiguous mempools.
+
* **Updated Solarflare network PMD.**
Updated the sfc_efx driver including the following changes: