Bug 615039 - Define and implement API for reporting and using SRIOV devices.
Summary: Define and implement API for reporting and using SRIOV devices.
Alias: None
Product: oVirt
Classification: Retired
Component: vdsm
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Dan Kenigsberg
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: network
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On: 625530
Blocks: 641301
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-07-15 20:10 UTC by Dan Kenigsberg
Modified: 2013-03-11 21:49 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Clone Of: 607609
Last Closed: 2013-03-11 21:49:44 UTC

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Description Dan Kenigsberg 2010-07-15 20:10:12 UTC
1. getCapabilities - VDSM should report 2 additional properties:
         1. per nic:  SRIOV = VF/PF/unvirtualized
         2. per network: bridged/sriov

2. addNetwork - The interface today includes: bridge,vlan,bond,nics,options
      For 2.3 version, passing the option SRIOV=true/false tell if vdsm creates a bridge-based of sriov-based network.

3. getVdsStats - report how many VFs are available for each sriov-based network

4. create - no change in API. Implementation makes sure that only virtio interfaces are connected to sriov-based network. If no VF is available, connect the newly created VM through a bridge.

Comment 1 Itamar Heim 2013-03-11 21:49:44 UTC
Closing old bugs. If this issue is still relevant/important in current version, please re-open the bug.

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