Netronome/flower firmware has been upstreamed to Ubuntu and CentOS/RedHat. If your system does not contain this firmware, please refer to the Upgrading TC Firmware section in the User guide.
Please notice that support for OVS-TC offload is included in Linux 4.13 and later kernels. For older distributions, you may want to use Netronome Agilio OVS 2.6.B instead.
The minimum required operating system distributions and their respective kernels, which include the nfp driver, are the following
|Operating System||Kernel package version|
|RHEL/Centos 7.5|| 3.10.0-862.el7|
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS|
The documentation for Agilio OVS TC comprises the following items (see the attachments section at the bottom of this page):
- User Guide - Provides a general overview of the Agilio OVS TC software.
- User Guide for Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 - Details the configuration of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 to use the Open vSwitch TC
offload features of the Agilio CX SmartNIC series
- Virtio-Forwarder - This document describes how to use Agilio Open vSwitch with Virtio-Forwarder