Test Day:2009-09-17 Virtualization SR-IOV

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DATE TIME WHERE
Thursday Sep 17, 2009 All day #fedora-test-day (webchat)

Contents

What to test?

This part of today's Fedora Test Day will focus on testing the SR-IOV feature in Fedora 12.

Since this feature is about adding support for new hardware, you will need that hardware available in order to test. More details below on the hardware requirements.

If you come to this page after the test day is completed, your testing is still valuable, and you can use the information on this page to test SR-IOV and provide feedback.

Who's available

Chris Wright is your host for today.

The following people have also agreed to be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion:

What's needed to test

  • A fully updated Fedora 12 Rawhide machine. See instructions on the main test day page.
  • At least one guest image, either a fully update F11 or a current F12 rawhide guest, installed before the test day (suggested reading - Virtualization_Quick_Start)
  • A test machine with:
    • Intel VT-d or AMD IOMMU hardware (enabled in BIOS)
    • SR-IOV support (enabled in BIOS)
    • an SR-IOV capable PCIe card such as these 2 NICs which are supported in Linux:
    • Intel's 1Gb 82576 (Kawela) NIC
      01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82576 Gigabit Network Connection [8086:10c9] (rev 01)
    • Neterion's 10Gb X3100 NIC (pci.ids is a little old to see the updated entry for this device)
      04:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: S2io Inc. Device [17d5:5833] (rev 01)

Test Cases

Things to test, roughly in dependency order:

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FIXME
List test cases for the feature.

Issues that were identified

Tester Description Bug references Status
#XXXXX ASSIGNED