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[v4,26/26] doc: add mlx5 multiple-thread flow insertion optimization

Message ID 20210706133257.3353-27-suanmingm@nvidia.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Raslan Darawsheh
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Series net/mlx5: insertion rate optimization | expand

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Suanming Mou July 6, 2021, 1:32 p.m. UTC
This commit adds the multiple-thread flow insertion optimization
description.

Signed-off-by: Suanming Mou <suanmingm@nvidia.com>
Acked-by: Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>
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 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst               | 5 +++++
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_08.rst | 6 ++++++
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diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index a16af32e67..d7d7ba9741 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -445,6 +445,11 @@  Limitations
   - 256 ports maximum.
   - 4M connections maximum.
 
+- Multiple-thread flow insertion:
+
+  - In order to achieve best insertion rate, application should manage the flows on the rte-lcore.
+  - Better to configure ``reclaim_mem_mode`` as 0 to accelerate the flow object allocate and release with cache.
+
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_08.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_08.rst
index 0a05cb02fa..d187edc303 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_08.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_08.rst
@@ -68,6 +68,12 @@  New Features
   usecases. Configuration happens via standard rawdev enq/deq operations. See
   the :doc:`../rawdevs/cnxk_bphy` rawdev guide for more details on this driver.
 
+* **Updated Mellanox mlx5 driver.**
+
+  Updated the Mellanox mlx5 driver with new features and improvements, including:
+
+  * Optimize multiple-thread flow insertion rate.
+
 
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