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From: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: matan@mellanox.com, rasland@mellanox.com, orika@mellanox.com
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update metadata feature description for mlx5
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:20:34 +0000
Message-ID: <1574076034-23455-1-git-send-email-viacheslavo@mellanox.com> (raw)

Legacy Verbs supports MARK and FLAG metadata actions only.

Signed-off-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@mellanox.com>
---
 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index 9351de6..6598e2f 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -666,6 +666,10 @@ Run-time configuration
 
   Disabled by default (set to 0).
 
+  The Direct Verbs/Rules (engaged with ``dv_flow_en`` = 1) supports all
+  of the extensive metadata features. The legacy Verbs supports FLAG and
+  MARK metadata actions over NIC Rx steering domain only.
+
 - ``dv_flow_en`` parameter [int]
 
   A nonzero value enables the DV flow steering assuming it is supported
-- 
1.8.3.1


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2019-11-18 11:20 Viacheslav Ovsiienko [this message]
2019-11-25  8:29 ` Raslan Darawsheh

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