Changes and New Features

NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU Firmware Release Notes v24.41.1000




TRNG FIPS Compliance

Implemented Deterministic Random Bit Generator (DRBG) algorithm on top of firmware TRNG (the source for raw data input) in accordance with NIST SP800-90A.

vDPA Live Migration

Added support for vDPA virtual queue state change from suspend to ready, and discrete mkey for descriptor. vDPA Live Migration uses these two new capabilities to reduce downtime since vq can go back to ready state for traffic and descriptor-only-mkey can help reduce mkey mapping time.


Added a new NVConfig option to copy AR bit from the BTH header to the DHCP header.


Added the option provide field's offset and length in Steering add_action option.

Flex Parser Merge Mechanism

Extended Flex Parser merge mechanism to support hardware capabilities.

Flex Parser

Enabled the option to disable the native parser when the parse graph node is configured with the same conditions.

Flex Parser

Added support for father/son headers parsing.


Added support for tunnel_offload in LRO.

Bug Fixes

See Bug Fixes in this Firmware Version section.

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