[systemd-devel] persisting sriov_numvfs

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Jan 22 18:49:59 PST 2015

On Mon, 19.01.15 14:18, Dan Kenigsberg (danken at redhat.com) wrote:

> Hello, list.
> I'm an http://oVirt.org developer, and we plan to (finally) support
> SR-IOV cards natively. Working on this feature, we've noticed that
> something is missing in the platform OS.
> If I maintain a host with sr-iov cards, I'd like to use the new kernel
> method of defining how many virtual functions (VFs) are to be exposed by
> each physical function:

Quite frankly, I cannot make sense of these sentences. I have no clue
what a "SR-IOV", "virtual function", "physical function" is supposed
to be. 

Please explain what this all is, before we can think of adding any
friendlier config option to udev/networkd/systemd for this.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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