Either is valid, your call. If you are purchasing new Ethernet then get an adapter that is SR-IOV capable, if you already have adapters such as FC #5899 and don't want to add more then use the bridge.

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On 12/1/2015 2:15 PM, Steinmetz, Paul wrote:
When creating virtual Ethernet on a hosted LPAR, should I continue to use the Layer-2 bridge (from Pete Massiello PDF - Building Virtual IBM i partitions on hosted IBM i).
Or
Should/Can SR-IOV be used instead?


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