Re: No iproute2 for 2.6.38
From: David Miller
Date: Thu Mar 17 2011 - 11:11:57 EST
From: Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:14:55 -0300
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2011, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
>> > 2.6.38 includes support for macvlan/macvtap 'passthru' mode that allows
>> > assigning
>> > SR-IOV VFs to a KVM guest via macvtap/virtio.
>> > It is not possible to support live migration using direct assignment of
>> > VF's to a guest,
>> > but 'passthu' assignment makes this possible.
>> > Enabling this feature requires the following patch to iproute2 that
>> > allows creating macvlan
>> > device in 'passthru' mode.
>> > http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/69515/
>> > Looks like this patch is still marked as 'Awaiting upstream'.
>> > Could you apply this patch and it would be great if a version of
>> > iproute2 is released for 2.6.38.
>> Sorry missed it applied to repository, still not sure worth a new release.
> Release early, release often. And someone actually bothered asking you to
> specifically, so it clearly is going to be useful to that someone.
> So, why not do a 2.6.38 release?
Indeed, Stephen please make a release.
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