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Difficulty level
Easy (less than an hour)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Perfectly compatible
Issue type
Improvement (missing useful functionality)

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Dmitry created this task.
Dmitry changed Difficulty level from Unknown (require assessment) to Easy (less than an hour).

Nackported to 1.3 equuleus

Dmitry changed the task status from In progress to Needs testing.Feb 17 2021, 12:46 AM

SolarFlare modules present in the kernel for 1.3 and 1.4

vyos@vyos:~$ sudo modinfo sfc
filename:       /lib/modules/5.10.14-amd64-vyos/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/sfc.ko
license:        GPL
description:    Solarflare network driver
author:         Solarflare Communications and Michael Brown <>
alias:          pci:v00001924d00001B03sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00000B03sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00001A03sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00000A03sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00001923sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00000923sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00001903sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00000903sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00000813sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v00001924d00000803sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v000010EEd00001100sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias:          pci:v000010EEd00000100sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
depends:        mdio
retpoline:      Y
intree:         Y
name:           sfc
vermagic:       5.10.14-amd64-vyos SMP mod_unload modversions 
parm:           vf_max_tx_channels:Limit the number of TX channels VFs can use (uint)
parm:           max_vfs:Reduce the number of VFs initialized by the driver (int)
parm:           mcdi_logging_default:Enable MCDI logging on newly-probed functions (bool)
parm:           rx_refill_threshold:RX descriptor ring refill threshold (%) (uint)
parm:           irq_adapt_low_thresh:Threshold score for reducing IRQ moderation (uint)
parm:           irq_adapt_high_thresh:Threshold score for increasing IRQ moderation (uint)
parm:           interrupt_mode:Interrupt mode (0=>MSIX 1=>MSI 2=>legacy) (uint)
parm:           rss_cpus:Number of CPUs to use for Receive-Side Scaling (uint)
parm:           efx_separate_tx_channels:Use separate channels for TX and RX (bool)
parm:           phy_flash_cfg:Set PHYs into reflash mode initially (bool)
parm:           debug:Bitmapped debugging message enable value (uint)
SrividyaA set Issue type to Improvement (missing useful functionality).Aug 31 2021, 11:58 AM