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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: "Min Hu (Connor)" <humin29@huawei.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, ferruh.yigit@intel.com, andrew.rybchenko@oktetlabs.ru
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] ethdev: fix one MAC address occupies two index in mac addrs
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 12:35:36 +0200
Message-ID: <2044667.cjkjM3ByYo@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20211011092811.55172-1-humin29@huawei.com>

11/10/2021 11:28, Min Hu (Connor):
> From: Huisong Li <lihuisong@huawei.com>
> 
> The dev->data->mac_addrs[0] will be changed to a new MAC address when
> applications modify the default MAC address by
> rte_eth_dev_default_mac_addr_set() API. However, If the new default
> MAC address has been added as a non-default MAC address by
> rte_eth_dev_mac_addr_add() API, the rte_eth_dev_default_mac_addr_set()
> API doesn't remove it from dev->data->mac_addrs[]. As a result, one MAC
> address occupies two index capacities in dev->data->mac_addrs[].
> 
> This patch adds the logic of removing MAC addresses for this scenario.
> 
> Fixes: 854d8ad4ef68 ("ethdev: add default mac address modifier")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Huisong Li <lihuisong@huawei.com>
> Signed-off-by: Min Hu (Connor) <humin29@huawei.com>
> ---
> +	/*
> +	 * If the address has been added as a non-default MAC address by
> +	 * rte_eth_dev_mac_addr_add API, it should be removed from
> +	 * dev->data->mac_addrs[].
> +	 */

This is the definition of mac_addrs:

    struct rte_ether_addr *mac_addrs;
            /**< Device Ethernet link address.
             *   @see rte_eth_dev_release_port()
             */

I feel we need to explain there can be multiple addresses,
the first one being the default.

Another comment,
If we remove the duplicate, we may have to copy to previous default one
to avoid completely deleting the previous default address.
Not sure what should be the behaviour.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-11 10:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-22  3:36 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Min Hu (Connor)
2021-09-22  6:39 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-09-22  7:43   ` Huisong Li
2021-09-22  8:02     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2021-09-22  9:48       ` Huisong Li
2021-10-05 19:21 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-10-08  7:02   ` Min Hu (Connor)
2021-10-08 10:04     ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-10-09  9:53       ` Min Hu (Connor)
2021-10-11  9:02         ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-10-11  9:28 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Min Hu (Connor)
2021-10-11 10:35   ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-10-12  2:58     ` lihuisong (C)
2021-10-12  7:14       ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-10-15  2:00         ` lihuisong (C)
2021-10-19 17:45   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-10-20  6:49     ` lihuisong (C)
2021-10-20  7:41       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-10-20 10:15         ` Kevin Traynor
2021-10-20 16:32           ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-10-21  2:05             ` lihuisong (C)
2021-10-21  8:30               ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-10-22  2:04                 ` lihuisong (C)
2021-10-26 10:21                   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-11-08  6:55                     ` lihuisong (C)
2022-04-25  6:42                       ` Min Hu (Connor)
2022-05-14  2:00 ` [PATCH V3 0/2] ethdev: fix MAC addrs list Min Hu (Connor)
2022-05-14  2:00   ` [PATCH V3 1/2] ethdev: fix one address occupies two indexes in MAC addrs Min Hu (Connor)
2022-05-14  2:00   ` [PATCH V3 2/2] ethdev: document default and non-default MAC address Min Hu (Connor)
2022-05-31 15:22   ` [PATCH V3 0/2] ethdev: fix MAC addrs list Andrew Rybchenko
2022-06-01  6:43     ` Min Hu (Connor)
2022-06-01  6:39   ` [PATCH v4 " Min Hu (Connor)
2022-06-01  6:39     ` [PATCH v4 1/2] ethdev: fix one address occupies two indexes in MAC addrs Min Hu (Connor)
2022-06-01 17:49       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-06-02  3:16         ` lihuisong (C)
2022-06-02 13:54           ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-06-11  9:04             ` lihuisong (C)
2022-06-01  6:39     ` [PATCH v4 2/2] ethdev: document default and non-default MAC address Min Hu (Connor)
2022-06-01 17:49       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2022-06-01 17:49     ` [PATCH v4 0/2] ethdev: fix MAC addrs list Andrew Rybchenko

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