28. DPDK Release 1.8

28.1. New Features

  • Link Bonding

    • Support for 802.3ad link aggregation (mode 4) and transmit load balancing (mode 5) to the link bonding library.
    • Support for registration of link status change callbacks with link bonding devices.
    • Support for slaves devices which do not support link status change interrupts in the link bonding library via a link status polling mechanism.
  • Poll Mode Driver - 40 GbE Controllers (librte_pmd_i40e)

    • Support for Flow Director
    • Support for ethertype filter
    • Support RSS in VF
    • Support configuring redirection table with different size from 1GbE and 10 GbE
    • 128/512 entries of 40GbE PF
    • 64 entries of 40GbE VF
    • Support configuring hash functions
    • Support for VXLAN packet on Intel 40GbE Controllers
  • Packet Distributor Sample Application