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Shashidhar Patil

Oct 28, 2023, 12:27:23 PM10/28/23
to Alkama Hasan, sonicproject
   The host system Linux should activate the SRIOV in kernel driver and these VFs should be visible in the system.
These VFs can be passed on to the sonic-vpp as described in the
You can skip the vrf part and just use rest . Hope that helps.


On Thu, Oct 19, 2023 at 3:52 PM Alkama Hasan <> wrote:
Hi team,
As per sonic-vpp architecture
it is connecting to NIC. it has Interfaces that can be exposed to SONIC-VPP are
  • VEth interfaces
  • Virtual Functions (VF) of a NIC in SRIOV mode
  • Front panel ports of a NIC in Passthrough mode (VT-D)
So i am curious in VF Of a NIC in SRIOV mode, do these vfs exposes directly or is there any sriov device plugin involved?

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