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SubjectRe: [pci PATCH v7 2/5] virtio_pci: Add support for unmanaged SR-IOV on virtio_pci devices
On Mar 15, 2018, at 11:42 AM, Alexander Duyck <> wrote:

> From: Alexander Duyck <>
> Hardware-realized virtio_pci devices can implement SR-IOV, so this
> patch enables its use. The device in question is an upcoming Intel
> NIC that implements both a virtio_net PF and virtio_net VFs. These
> are hardware realizations of what has been up to now been a software
> interface.
> The device in question has the following 4-part PCI IDs:
> PF: vendor: 1af4 device: 1041 subvendor: 8086 subdevice: 15fe
> VF: vendor: 1af4 device: 1041 subvendor: 8086 subdevice: 05fe
> The patch currently needs no check for device ID, because the callback
> will never be made for devices that do not assert the capability or
> when run on a platform incapable of SR-IOV.
> One reason for this patch is because the hardware requires the
> vendor ID of a VF to be the same as the vendor ID of the PF that
> created it. So it seemed logical to simply have a fully-functioning
> virtio_net PF create the VFs. This patch makes that possible.
> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
> Signed-off-by: Mark Rustad <>
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <>
> ---
> v4: Dropped call to pci_disable_sriov in virtio_pci_remove function
> v5: Replaced call to pci_sriov_configure_unmanaged with
> pci_sriov_configure_simple
> v6: Dropped "#ifdef" checks for IOV wrapping sriov_configure definition
> v7: No code change, added Reviewed-by
> drivers/virtio/virtio_pci_common.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

Tested with the identified device.

Tested-by: Mark Rustad <>

Mark Rustad, Networking Division, Intel Corporation
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