Intel® Network Adapter Linux* Virtual Function Driver for Intel® Ethernet Controller 700 and E810 Series

Version: 3.9.3 (Previously Released) Date: 2/21/2020

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Detailed Description


This release includes iavf Linux* Virtual Function Drivers for Intel® Ethernet Network Connections.

  • The iavf driver supports devices based on the following controllers:

    • Intel® Ethernet Controller X710
    • Intel® Ethernet Controller XL710
    • Intel® Ethernet Network Connection X722
    • Intel® Ethernet Controller XXV710


Due to the continuous development of the Linux kernel, the drivers are updated
more often than the bundled releases.

What is new?

  • Fix adopt new combined setting after VF reset
  • Fix initialize ITRN registers with correct values
  • Fix - just request reset, don't set reset pending flag
  • Fix ping is lost after untrusted VF had tried to change MAC
  • Fix MAC address setting for VFs when filter is rejected
  • Fix for setting queues to 0
  • Fix - disable VF port mirroring to itself
  • Fix trace while removing device
  • Fix GET/SET_RSS_LUT valid_len check
  • Fix limit total number of queues to active queues of VF
  • Fix compilation under kernels 5.5.0
  • Fix compilation under SLES15sp2
  • Fix compilation under RHEL 8.2
  • Fix compilation under RHEL 8.1
  • Fix compilation under ORACLE LINUX
  • Fix logging of 2.5G link speed in dmesg
  • Fix unification of log levels for message from PF
  • Add support for UDP source cloud filters
  • Add preliminary VF-D 1.5 specification support
  • Add missing 0 length checks to a couple RSS opcodes
  • Add logging for error while adding TC filter
  • Add log info about add or del of ADq filter on VF
  • And some minor bugfixes and compilation issues

See the release notes for installation instructions, how to identify your adapter, command line parameters, additional features, and known issues.

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