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From: Raslan Darawsheh <rasland@nvidia.com>
To: Anna A <pacman.n908@gmail.com>, "users@dpdk.org" <users@dpdk.org>
Subject: RE: Does Mellanox ConnectX-5 Ex support RSS on ethernet layer headers alone?
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2021 08:41:20 +0000
Message-ID: <DM4PR12MB5312DA1894F73AD15D822FEFCFB09@DM4PR12MB5312.namprd12.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALgGc3U=4N+bd7vS1orSiEXmqf6Z6ReJsaswtFbpXSuhO3M1sA@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Anna,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anna A <pacman.n908@gmail.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 5:29 AM
> To: users@dpdk.org
> Subject: Does Mellanox ConnectX-5 Ex support RSS on ethernet layer
> headers alone?
> Hi,
> I'm trying to use rte_flow_action_type_rss to distribute packets all of the
> same flow type among multiple Rx queues on a single port using Mellanox
> ConnectX-5 and DPDK 20.5.
> My queries are:
> 1. Does Mellanox ConnectX-5 Ex support RSS on ethernet layer headers
> alone and spread them among multiple queues?
No not really, RSS is only supported on the 5 tuple (IP src,dst, proto / L4 src/dst)
> 2. Is it even possible to use only L2 layer headers to do RSS if not by rte_flow
> by any other API that DPDK provides?
Same it's not supported for Mellanox NIC's
> 3. Are there any documentations I could use as reference for the same?
> Thanks
> Anna

Kindest regards,
Raslan Darawsheh

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