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[v1,2/3] ethdev: advertise default MAC as retained on device restart

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State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Ferruh Yigit
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Series ethdev: document more retained across restart | expand


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Commit Message

Andrew Rybchenko Dec. 19, 2018, 6:22 a.m. UTC
The documentation says MAC addresses array is retained and
it is logical to assume that default MAC address is retained
as well.

Also some PMDs do not allow to change the default MAC in
running state (see RTE_ETH_DEV_NOLIVE_MAC_ADDR).

Signed-off-by: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
 lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h | 1 +
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diff --git a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
index 617551f72..8ca80f0c0 100644
--- a/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
+++ b/lib/librte_ethdev/rte_ethdev.h
@@ -85,6 +85,7 @@ 
  *     - receive mode configuration (promiscuous mode, hardware checksum mode,
  *       RSS/VMDQ settings etc.)
  *     - VLAN filtering configuration
+ *     - default MAC address
  *     - MAC addresses supplied to MAC address array
  *     - flow director filtering mode (but not filtering rules)
  *     - NIC queue statistics mappings