[dpdk-dev] doc: update 16.07 release notes and nic guide for enic

Message ID 1469092318-10382-1-git-send-email-johndale@cisco.com (mailing list archive)
State Accepted, archived

Commit Message

John Daley (johndale) July 21, 2016, 9:11 a.m. UTC
  Signed-off-by: John Daley <johndale@cisco.com>
 doc/guides/nics/enic.rst               |  9 +++------
 doc/guides/nics/overview.rst           |  2 +-
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
 3 files changed, 27 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)


Thomas Monjalon July 22, 2016, 6 p.m. UTC | #1
2016-07-21 02:11, John Daley:
> Signed-off-by: John Daley <johndale@cisco.com>

Applied, thanks


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
    LRO                                                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 d3a144f..34f06b6 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_16_07.rst
@@ -179,6 +179,15 @@  New Features
   For information on this feature,  please see the "I40E Poll Mode Driver"
   section of the "Network Interface Controller Drivers" document.
+* **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.
 Resolved Issues
@@ -228,6 +237,20 @@  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.**