Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:54:45PM CET, wrote:
>On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:11 AM, Jiri Pirko <> wrote:
>> Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 09:57:09PM CET, wrote:
>>>The signaling isn't too much of an issue since we can just tweak the
>>>link state of the VF or virtio manually to report the link up or down
>>>prior to the hot-plug. Now that we are on the same page with the team0
>> Oh, so you just do "ip link set vfrepresentor down" in the host.
>> That makes sense. I'm pretty sure that this is not implemented for all
>> drivers now.
>mlx5 supports that, on the representor close ndo we take the VF link
>operational v-link down
>We should probably also put into the picture some/more aspects
>from the host side of things. The provisioning of the v-switch now
>have to deal with two channels going into the VM, the PV (virtio)
>one and the PT (VF) one.
>This should probably boil down to apply teaming/bonding between
>the VF representor and a PV backend device, e.g TAP.

Yes, that is correct.

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