Bug ID 1102837: Use native driver for e810 instead of sock

Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.0, 15.1.0.1, 15.1.0.2, 15.1.0.3, 15.1.0.4, 15.1.0.5, 15.1.1, 15.1.2, 15.1.2.1, 15.1.3, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.4.1, 15.1.5, 15.1.5.1, 15.1.6, 15.1.6.1, 16.1.0, 16.1.1, 16.1.2, 16.1.2.1, 16.1.2.2, 16.1.3, 16.1.3.1, 16.1.3.2, 17.0.0, 17.0.0.1

Fixed In:
15.1.7

Opened: Apr 26, 2022
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

Default driver sock cannot provide good performance.

Impact

Default driver sock cannot provide good performance.

Conditions

Running BIG-IP Virtual Edition (sock is the default virtual function network driver for VE until 15.1.6 release)

Workaround

No mitigation when native drivers are not yet available for e810 NIC (for example, 15.1.6 and earlier). Default driver sock are used and that is unable to provide good performance.

Fix Information

This release provides a native driver.

Behavior Change