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doc: document Direct Verbs flow engine limitation

Message ID 20181112060451.94982-1-shahafs@mellanox.com (mailing list archive)
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Shahaf Shuler
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Series doc: document Direct Verbs flow engine limitation | expand

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Shahaf Shuler Nov. 12, 2018, 6:04 a.m. UTC
Would be good to add also a code which disable the dv_flow_en
the user requested. However such support will need to use new netlink
command to query the switchdev mode from the underlying kernel.

Considering the current 18.11 release is close to RC3, only a
documentation is added.

Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>
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 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

Comments

Shahaf Shuler Nov. 12, 2018, 6:22 a.m. UTC | #1
Monday, November 12, 2018 8:05 AM, Shahaf Shuler:
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: document Direct Verbs flow engine
> limitation
> 
> Would be good to add also a code which disable the dv_flow_en the user
> requested. However such support will need to use new netlink command to
> query the switchdev mode from the underlying kernel.
> 
> Considering the current 18.11 release is close to RC3, only a documentation is
> added.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>

Applied to next-net-mlx, thanks.
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diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index 7af5ead813..6ab7d8ec43 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -434,6 +434,7 @@  Run-time configuration
 
   A nonzero value enables the DV flow steering assuming it is supported
   by the driver.
+  The DV flow steering is not supported on switchdev mode.
 
   Disabled by default.