This section includes history of changes and new feature of 3 major releases back. For older releases history, please refer to the relevant firmware versions.
|HPCC, Programmable Congestion Control||HPCC related configurations in is now supported via the mlxconfig utility.|
|UDP||Added support for copy modify header steering action to/from the UDP field.|
|Range based Lookup|
Added support for range based lookup. This new capability is available using the following new PRM command:
GENERATE WQE which receives GTA WQE, the command supports "match on range" and num_hash_definer=[1,2] and num_match_ste=[1,2].
For further information, refer to section "RTC Object Format" in the PRM.
|RoCE based VM Migration||Added support for RoCE based VM migration.|
Added the following resource dump segments:
|Striding WQE - Headroom and Tail-room||As the software requires additional space before and after a packet is scattered for its processing for stridden RQ, the hardware will allocate the required room while scattering packets to spare a copy.|
|Connections per Second (CPS)||Improved security offload's Connections per Second (CPS) rate using the general object DEK (PSP TLS etc).|
|VF Migration Flow||Added support for pre-copy commands in VF migration flow in order to reduce the migration downtime.|
|VF Migration Flow||Optimized performance to support full VF migration flow.|
|VirtIO vDPA Performance Virtualization||Increased the VirtIO hardware offload message rate to 20/20 MPPS for 256 virtual devices by optimizing the datapath application code.|
|RoCE: Adaptive Timer||Enabled ADP timer to allow the user to configure RC or DC qp_timeout values lower than 16.|
|QoS Priority Trust Default State|
QoS priority trust default state can now be changed using the new nvconfig below:
The values that can be used to set the default state are:
|Bug Fixes||See Bug Fixes in this Firmware Version section.|
This is the initial version of the ConnectX-6 DE firmware Release Notes. ConnectX-6 DE has the same feature set as ConnectX-6 adapter card.