Changes and New Features
For an archive of changes and features from previous releases, refer to Release Notes Change Log History.
Currently, NVIDIA® BlueField®-2 DPU supports configuring network ports as either Ethernet only or InfiniBand only.
This is the last release to offer GA support for first-generation NVIDIA® BlueField® DPUs.
Added support for NIC mode of operation
Added password protection to change boot parameters in GRUB menu
Added IB support for DOCA runtime and dev environment
Implemented RShim PF interrupts
Virtio-net-controller is split to 2 processes for fast recovery after service restart
Added support for live virtio-net controller upgrade instead of performing a full restart
Expanded BlueField-2 PCIe bus number range to 254 (0-253)
Added a new CAP field, log_max_queue_depth (value can be set to 2K/4K), to indicate the maximal NVMe SQ and CQ sizes supported by firmware. This can be used by NVMe controllers or by non-NVMe drivers which do not rely on NVMe CAP field.
Added ability for the RShim driver to still work when the host is in secure boot mode
Added bfb-info command which provides the breakdown of the software components bundled in the BFB package
Added support for rate limiting VF groups