[openstack-dev] [nova] allow vfs to be trusted

Sahid Orentino Ferdjaoui sferdjao at redhat.com
Wed Jun 7 13:28:25 UTC 2017

On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 10:52:47AM +0200, Sahid Orentino Ferdjaoui wrote:
> Hello Matt,
> There is a serie of patches pushed upstream [0] to configure virtual
> functions of a SRIOV device to be "trusted".
> That is to fix an issue when bonding two SRIOV nics in failover mode,
> basically without that capabability set to the VFs assigned, the guest
> would not have the privilege to update the MAC address of the slave.
> I do think that is spec-less but needs a reno note that well
> explaining how to configure it.
> Is the blueprint attached to it can be considered for Pike?
> The 3 patches are relatively small;
>  - network: add command to configure trusted mode for VFs
>  - network: update pci request spec to handle trusted tags
>  - libvirt: configure trust mode for vfs
> [0] https://review.openstack.org/#/q/status:open+project:openstack/nova+branch:master+topic:bp/sriov-trusted-vfs

Unfortunatly that is not accepted for Pike. I still have a question do
I need to provide a spec for this?


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