summaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorShahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>2017-10-30 12:58:25 +0200
committerFerruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>2017-11-07 10:19:02 +0100
commitd296d7d00501d5153fc0b04c6d33ceffb424a81a (patch)
tree79ddd4985009025e65e4adf950ebfb0a35b2d0cd /doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
parent88e04712f40fca9dd3ab98dd549e27791c320b75 (diff)
downloaddpdk-d296d7d00501d5153fc0b04c6d33ceffb424a81a.zip
dpdk-d296d7d00501d5153fc0b04c6d33ceffb424a81a.tar.gz
dpdk-d296d7d00501d5153fc0b04c6d33ceffb424a81a.tar.xz
doc: update mlx5 guide
Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com> Acked-by: Nelio Laranjeiro <nelio.laranjeiro@6wind.com> Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst')
-rw-r--r--doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst17
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index 19da9f1..f9558da 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -99,6 +99,7 @@ Features
- Hardware checksum TX offload for VXLAN and GRE.
- RX interrupts.
- Statistics query including Basic, Extended and per queue.
+- Rx HW timestamp.
Limitations
-----------
@@ -131,6 +132,7 @@ Limitations
- Count action for RTE flow is only supported in Mellanox OFED 4.2.
- Flows with a VXLAN Network Identifier equal (or ends to be equal)
to 0 are not supported.
+- VXLAN TSO and checksum offloads are not supported on VM.
Configuration
-------------
@@ -355,8 +357,9 @@ releases.
RMDA Core with Linux Kernel
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
-- Minimal kernel version : 4.13-rc4 (see `Linux installation documentation`_)
-- Minimal rdma-core version: v15 (see `RDMA Core installation documentation`_)
+- Minimal kernel version : v4.14 or the most recent 4.14-rc (see `Linux installation documentation`_)
+- Minimal rdma-core version: v15+ commit 0c5f5765213a ("Merge pull request #227 from yishaih/tm")
+ (see `RDMA Core installation documentation`_)
.. _`Linux installation documentation`: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/plain/Documentation/admin-guide/README.rst
.. _`RDMA Core installation documentation`: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/linux-rdma/rdma-core/master/README.md
@@ -367,10 +370,10 @@ Mellanox OFED
- Mellanox OFED version: **4.2**.
- firmware version:
- - ConnectX-4: **12.20.1010** and above.
- - ConnectX-4 Lx: **14.20.1010** and above.
- - ConnectX-5: **16.20.1010** and above.
- - ConnectX-5 Ex: **16.20.1010** and above.
+ - ConnectX-4: **12.21.1000** and above.
+ - ConnectX-4 Lx: **14.21.1000** and above.
+ - ConnectX-5: **16.21.1000** and above.
+ - ConnectX-5 Ex: **16.21.1000** and above.
While these libraries and kernel modules are available on OpenFabrics
Alliance's `website <https://www.openfabrics.org/>`__ and provided by package
@@ -423,7 +426,7 @@ Quick Start Guide on OFED
.. code-block:: console
- ./mlnxofedinstall
+ ./mlnxofedinstall --upstream-libs --dpdk
3. Verify the firmware is the correct one: