|author||Greg Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2010-01-09 02:24:50 +0000|
|committer||David S. Miller <email@example.com>||2010-01-10 13:34:23 -0800|
ixgbevf: Kconfig, Makefile and Documentation
Modifications for the Kconfig and network device Makefile to add the ixgbevf driver module to the kernel plus basic driver documentation. Signed-off-by: Greg Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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+Linux* Base Driver for Intel(R) Network Connection
+November 24, 2009
+- In This Release
+- Identifying Your Adapter
+- Known Issues/Troubleshooting
+In This Release
+This file describes the ixgbevf Linux* Base Driver for Intel Network
+The ixgbevf driver supports 82599-based virtual function devices that can only
+be activated on kernels with CONFIG_PCI_IOV enabled.
+The ixgbevf driver supports virtual functions generated by the ixgbe driver
+with a max_vfs value of 1 or greater.
+The guest OS loading the ixgbevf driver must support MSI-X interrupts.
+VLANs: There is a limit of a total of 32 shared VLANs to 1 or more VFs.
+Identifying Your Adapter
+For more information on how to identify your adapter, go to the Adapter &
+Driver ID Guide at:
+ Unloading Physical Function (PF) Driver Causes System Reboots When VM is
+ Running and VF is Loaded on the VM
+ Do not unload the PF driver (ixgbe) while VFs are assigned to guests.
+For general information, go to the Intel support website at:
+or the Intel Wired Networking project hosted by Sourceforge at:
+If an issue is identified with the released source code on the supported
+kernel with a supported adapter, email the specific information related
+to the issue to email@example.com
+Intel 10 Gigabit Linux driver.
+Copyright(c) 1999 - 2009 Intel Corporation.
+This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public License,
+version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation.
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+The full GNU General Public License is included in this distribution in
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