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From: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
To: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	Ori Kam <orika@mellanox.com>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update RSS action with best effort
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:29:47 +0100
Message-ID: <01e97737-2fd1-33af-350b-afce9b2dd544@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5b902c08-69b3-905b-3b95-2ce12e94a63b@solarflare.com>

On 8/3/2020 4:55 PM, Andrew Rybchenko wrote:
> On 8/3/20 6:49 PM, Ori Kam wrote:
>> Hi David,
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 5:23 PM Ori Kam <orika@mellanox.com> wrote:
>>>>>> +
>>>>>> +- Hashing on types that are not supported by the PMD.
>>>>> Shouldn't it return error to the caller?
>>>>>
>>>> That’s depends, if for example the application requested eth and IPv4,
>>>> and the PMD can do only IPv4 so according to this, the PMD will just do IPv4.
>>> We should have some validation in ethdev to catch this.
>>> Is it not the case?
>>>
>> Like I said in my reply to Andrew, in rte_flow we don't have such caps.
>> Maybe we should think about adding them for the RSS case, but again it is tricky
>> What if one RSS type is supported depending on the flow or other types?
> 
> Also I'd like to add that ethdev layer is dummy for rte_flow API.
> It does not parse pattern/actions etc. May be should change it one day.
> 

As far as I remember not having capabilities was the design decision,
PMD does the validation via 'rte_flow_validate()'.

Indeed it can be quite complex to have that kind of capability
reporting, and without something like that there is not much to do in
ethdev layer.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-09-14 14:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-03 14:28 Ori Kam
2020-08-03 14:33 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-03 15:22   ` Ori Kam
2020-08-03 15:33     ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-03 15:47       ` Ori Kam
2020-08-03 16:03         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-03 16:53           ` Ori Kam
2020-08-03 15:40     ` David Marchand
2020-08-03 15:49       ` Ori Kam
2020-08-03 15:55         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-03 16:12           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-09-14 14:29           ` Ferruh Yigit [this message]
2020-08-04  8:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Ori Kam
2020-08-05 12:39   ` Ori Kam
2020-08-05 13:39   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-05 14:08     ` Ori Kam
2020-08-06 12:14       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-06 16:55         ` Ori Kam
2020-09-14 14:38       ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-08-07  5:02 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Ori Kam
2020-08-07  9:41   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-10  7:40     ` Ori Kam
2020-08-10  9:53       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-08-10 15:08 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " Ori Kam
2020-09-14 14:43   ` Ferruh Yigit

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