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SR-IOV - Virtual Functions (VF) per Port - The maximum Virtual Functions (VF) per port is 127. For further information, see Known Issues.
It is recommended to enable the “above 4G decoding” BIOS setting for features that require large amount of PCIe resources.
Such features are: SR-IOV with numerous VFs, PCIe Emulated Switch, and Large BAR Requests.
Security Hardening Enhancements: This release contains important reliability improvements and security hardening enhancements. NVIDIA recommends upgrading your devices' firmware to this release to improve the devices’ firmware security and reliability.
When upgrading or changing the configuration on multi-host adapter cards, for the changes to take effect, PCIe restart must be simultaneously sent from both hosts (servers).
To do so, perform the following:
1. Shut down the server with the auxiliary card.
2. Shut down the server with the primary card.
3. Bring back the server with the primary card.
4. Bring back the server with the auxiliary card.
Enabled provisioning of the OEM public key that is used for OEM NVconfig file signature verification.
See Bug Fixes in this Firmware Version section.
The following advanced feature are unsupported in the current firmware version:
The following service types:
INT-A not supported for EQs only MSI-X
PCI VPD write flow (RO flow supported)
Streaming Receive Queue (STRQ) and collapsed CQ
Subnet Manager (SM) on VFs
RoCE LAG in Multi-Host/Socket-Direct
CREATE_RQ - MEMORY_RQ_RMP