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Resolve Issue #156: virtio-net: Fix introductory description

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue 156, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.3-cs01", and future versions of the specification?

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I move that:
The TC agrees to resolve the following specification issue:
Issue #156: virtio-net: Fix introductory description
Problem statement:

Control VQ of virtio net device is used for three very different things.
This includes
(a) steering controls,
(b) offload controls
(c) notification coalescing controls

However old description was not updated, which indicates only (a) as the role of CVQ.

Additionally, virtio net device introduction around CVQ and otherwise is very simple. Describe the packet send/receive bit better along with the SQ/RQ enqueue/dequeue operation.

Update the documentation to reflect the generic nature of cvq for dynamic changes, rather than individual items.
Patch link: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-dev/202302/msg00308.html

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.3-cs01", and future versions of the


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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Monday, 20 February 2023 @ 08:30 am EST
Closing:   Monday, 27 February 2023 @ 08:30 am EST
Group:   OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
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Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 9 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0
Eligible members who have voted: 9 of 10 90%
Eligible members who have abstained: 0 of 10 0%
Eligible members who have not voted: 1 of 10 10%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Enrico Granata
Google Inc.
Halil Pasic
Shahaf Shuler
Parav Pandit
Matti Moell
OpenSynergy GmbH
Mihai Carabas
Michael S. Tsirkin
Red Hat
Stefan Hajnoczi
Red Hat
Cornelia Huck
Red Hat
Jan Kiszka
Siemens AG