Changes and New Features
vSan over RDMA
Added support for vSan over RDMA.
For further information, see https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2021/03/24/vsan-over-rdma-hyperconverged-solution/
ENS model 0 RSS
Added support for Receive Side Scaling (RSS) for ENS model 0.
ENS model 1 level 1
[Connectx-5 onwards] Added support for ENS FPO Model 1 with Rx path flow lookup offloaded.
ENS model 1 level 2
[Connectx-5 onwards] Added support for ENS FPO Model 1 with Tx path partial action execution offloaded.
ENS model 2A
[Connectx-5 onwards] Added support for ENS FPO Model 2 with SR-IOV as passthrough technology.
Added support for 200GbE link speed.
Added support for ConnectX-6 Lx devices.
RDMA 10K QP support
Scaled support for up to 10K connections over RDMA networks.
Added support for Data Center Bridging Capability Exchange (DCBX) protocol with hardware offload.
SR-IOV InfiniBand is at GA level.
supported_num_ports module parameter
Updated the supported_num_ports default value to 1 to lower memory constraints.
Note: The user must set a value corresponding to the amount of ports installed in the system.
Added sriov_mc_isolation module parameter to isolate multicast traffic to SR-IOV interfaces. Default value is OFF.
Added ens_fallback_model to set the default fallback mode when the option to query ENS model from the OS is no supported. Default to Model 1.