Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:54:45PM CET, gerlitz...@gmail.com wrote: >On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:11 AM, Jiri Pirko <j...@resnulli.us> wrote: >> Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 09:57:09PM CET, alexander.du...@gmail.com 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.