Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1467356
[Mellanox Pike FEAT] openstack-neutron: Add support for OVS HW offload
Last modified: 2018-01-16 09:06:08 EST
1. Feature Overview:
a) Name of feature:
Add support for OVS HW offload
b) Feature description:
This FR will allow OVS mech driver to bind direct (SR-IOV) port.
This will allow to offload the OVS flows using tc to the SR-IOV NIC
and gain accelerate OVS.
2. Feature Details:
x86_64, ppc64le, ppc64, aarch64
b) Bugzilla dependencies:
c) Drivers or hardware dependencies:
Kernel support for traffic Control hardware offloads framework for SR-IOV VFs.
HW offload support in OpenVSwitch.
d) Upstream acceptance information:
e) External links:
f) Severity (H, M, L):
g) Feature needed by:
3. Business Justification:
a) why is this feature needed?
b) What hardware does this enable?
c) Business impact?
d) Other business drivers?
4. Primary contact at Red Hat, email, phone (chat):
Andre Beausoleil email@example.com
5. Primary contact at Partner, email. phone (chat):
Kamal Heib firstname.lastname@example.org, Slava Shwartsman email@example.com, Noa Spanier firstname.lastname@example.org
My understanding is that all the relevant neutron patches are merged.
Sorry, no OSP build yet that would include the patch.
We're treating this as an upstream / partner patch, not an in-house RFE. We will not perform in-house testing for OSP 12, so I'm removing the RFE keyword.