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32DPDK Release 2.0
33================
34
35
36New Features
37------------
38
39*   Poll-mode driver support for an early release of the PCIE host interface of the Intel(R) Ethernet Switch FM10000.
40
41    *   Basic Rx/Tx functions for PF/VF
42
43    *   Interrupt handling support for PF/VF
44
45    *   Per queue start/stop functions for PF/VF
46
47    *   Support Mailbox handling between PF/VF and PF/Switch Manager
48
49    *   Receive Side Scaling (RSS) for PF/VF
50
51    *   Scatter receive function for PF/VF
52
53    *   Reta update/query for PF/VF
54
55    *   VLAN filter set for PF
56
57    *   Link status query for PF/VF
58
59.. note:: The software is intended to run on pre-release hardware and may contain unknown or unresolved defects or
60          issues related to functionality and performance.
61          The poll mode driver is also pre-release and will be updated to a released version post hardware and base driver release.
62          Should the official hardware release be made between DPDK releases an updated poll-mode driver will be made available.
63
64*   Link Bonding
65
66    *   Support for adaptive load balancing (mode 6) to the link bonding library.
67
68    *   Support for registration of link status change callbacks with link bonding devices.
69
70    *   Support for slaves devices which do not support link status change interrupts in the link bonding library via a link status polling mechanism.
71
72*   PCI Hotplug with NULL PMD sample application
73
74*   ABI versioning
75
76*   x32 ABI
77
78*   Non-EAL Thread Support
79
80*   Multi-pthread Support
81
82*   Re-order Library
83
84*   ACL for AVX2
85
86*   Architecture Independent CRC Hash
87
88*   uio_pci_generic Support
89
90*   KNI Optimizations
91
92*   Vhost-user support
93
94*   Virtio (link, vlan, mac, port IO, perf)
95
96*   IXGBE-VF RSS
97
98*   RX/TX Callbacks
99
100*   Unified Flow Types
101
102*   Indirect Attached MBUF Flag
103
104*   Use default port configuration in TestPMD
105
106*   Tunnel offloading in TestPMD
107
108*   Poll Mode Driver - 40 GbE Controllers (librte_pmd_i40e)
109
110    *   Support for Flow Director
111
112    *   Support for ethertype filter
113
114    *   Support RSS in VF
115
116    *   Support configuring redirection table with different size from 1GbE and 10 GbE
117
118       -   128/512 entries of 40GbE PF
119
120       -   64 entries of 40GbE VF
121
122    *   Support configuring hash functions
123
124    *   Support for VXLAN packet on Intel® 40GbE Controllers
125
126*   Poll Mode Driver for Mellanox ConnectX-3 EN adapters (mlx4)
127
128.. note:: This PMD is only available for Linux and is disabled by default
129          due to external dependencies (libibverbs and libmlx4). Please
130          refer to the NIC drivers guide for more information.
131
132*   Packet Distributor Sample Application
133
134*   Job Stats library and Sample Application.
135
136*   Enhanced Jenkins hash (jhash) library
137
138.. note:: The hash values returned by the new jhash library are different
139          from the ones returned by the previous library.
140