5. MLX5 RegEx Driver
The mlx5 RegEx (Regular Expression) driver library (librte_regex_mlx5) provides support for NVIDIA BlueField-2 families of 25/50/100/200 Gb/s adapters.
This PMD is configuring the RegEx HW engine. For the PMD to work, the application must supply a precompiled rule file in rof2 format.
See MLX5 Common Driver guide for more design details.
- Multi segments mbuf support.
5.4. Supported NICs
- NVIDIA® BlueField-2 SmartNIC
- BlueField-2 running NVIDIA supported kernel.
- Enable the RegEx capabilities using system call from the BlueField-2.
- Official support is not yet released.
- The firmware version must be greater than XX.31.0364