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[Xen-devel] Re: [SR-IOV driver example 0/3] introduction

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 12:59:33AM +0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:03:03PM +0800, Yu Zhao wrote:
> > SR-IOV drivers of Intel 82576 NIC are available. There are two parts
> > of the drivers: Physical Function driver and Virtual Function driver.
> > The PF driver is based on the IGB driver and is used to control PF to
> > allocate hardware specific resources and interface with the SR-IOV core.
> > The VF driver is a new NIC driver that is same as the traditional PCI
> > device driver. It works in both the host and the guest (Xen and KVM)
> > environment.
> > 
> > These two drivers are testing versions and they are *only* intended to
> > show how to use SR-IOV API.
> That's funny, as some distros are already shipping this driver.  You
> might want to tell them that this is an "example only" driver and not to
> be used "for real"... :(

Maybe they are shipping another version, not this one. This one is really
a experimental patch, it's just created a week before...

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