Driver for Cisco nenic 1.0.35.0 – Enabled Geneve Offload support

Cisco Virtual Interface Card Native Ethernet Driver 1.0.35.0 Enabled Geneve Offload support for VIC 14xx adapters.

Bugs Fixed (since nenic 1.0.29.0):

  • CSCvw37990: Set Tx queue count to 1 in all cases except Netq
  • CSCvw39021: Add tx_budget mod param to nenic
  • CSCvo36323: Fix the issue of spurious drop counts with VIC 13XX in standalone rack servers.
  • CSCvq26550: Fix added in the driver to notify the VIC Firmware about any WQ/RQ errors.

Dependencies:
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1280 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1240 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1225 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1225T firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1285 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1380 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1385 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1387 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1340 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1227 firmware version: 4.0
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1440 firmware version: 5.x
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1455 firmware version: 5.x
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1457 firmware version: 5.x
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1480 firmware version: 5.x
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1495 firmware version: 5.x
Cisco UCS Virtual Interface Card 1497 firmware version: 5.x

New Features:
Enabled Geneve Offload support for VIC 14xx adapters

More info:

https://my.vmware.com/en/group/vmware/downloads/details?downloadGroup=DT-ESXI67-CISCO-NENIC-10350&productId=742

Author: Daniel Micanek

Senior Service Architect, SAP Platform Services Team at TietoEVRY | vExpert ⭐⭐ | VCIX-DCV 2021 | VCAP-NV Design 2020 | VCAP-DCV Design 2021 | VCAP-DCV Deploy 6 | VCP-DCV 2020 | VCP-NV 2020 | NCIE-DP | OCP | Azure Solutions Architect