[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 3/4] net/ixgbe: add firmware version get
ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Wed Jan 4 13:01:36 CET 2017
On 1/4/2017 9:48 AM, Yang, Qiming wrote:
> Yes, etrack_id is an unique value. But not all NICs have this value.
> I didn't find any value about fw version in fm10k.
Yes, you are right, following is from i40e datasheet:
The EEPROM Manager tool writes a unique 32-bit eTrack_ID number in two
sequential NVM words.
The eTrack_ID is written when EEPROM Manager tool creates an image on
the Intel network. The eTrack_ID DB tracks NVM images back to a specific
So it is unique, and can be used to identify FW version. And yes it can
be enough on its own without having major minor FW version fields.
> I40e is 8 bit too.
> firmware-version: 5.04 0x800024ca
Right, I read it wrong, i40e also has 32bits etrack-id.
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