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From: Somnath Kotur <somnath.kotur@broadcom.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: ferruh.yigit@intel.com
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mbuf: fix to update documentation of QinQ stripped bit interpretation
Date: Mon,  6 Jan 2020 14:04:23 +0530
Message-ID: <20200106083423.26600-1-somnath.kotur@broadcom.com> (raw)

Certain hardware may be able to strip and/or save only the outermost
VLAN instead of both the VLANs in the mbuf in a QinQ scenario.
To handle such cases, we could re-interpret setting of just
PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED to indicate that only the outermost VLAN has
been stripped and saved in mbuf->vlan_tci_outer.
Only When both PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED and PKT_RX_VLAN_STRIPPED are set, the 2
VLANs have been stripped by the hardware and their TCI are saved in
mbuf->vlan_tci (inner) and mbuf->vlan_tci_outer (outer).

Signed-off-by: Somnath Kotur <somnath.kotur@broadcom.com>
---
 lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf_core.h | 15 +++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf_core.h b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf_core.h
index 9a8557d..db1070b 100644
--- a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf_core.h
+++ b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf_core.h
@@ -124,12 +124,19 @@
 #define PKT_RX_FDIR_FLX      (1ULL << 14)
 
 /**
- * The 2 vlans have been stripped by the hardware and their tci are
- * saved in mbuf->vlan_tci (inner) and mbuf->vlan_tci_outer (outer).
+ * The outer vlan has been stripped by the hardware and their tci are
+ * saved in mbuf->vlan_tci_outer (outer).
  * This can only happen if vlan stripping is enabled in the RX
  * configuration of the PMD.
- * When PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED is set, the flags (PKT_RX_VLAN |
- * PKT_RX_VLAN_STRIPPED | PKT_RX_QINQ) must also be set.
+ * When PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED is set, the flags (PKT_RX_VLAN |  PKT_RX_QINQ)
+ * must also be set.
+ * When both PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED and PKT_RX_VLAN_STRIPPED are set, the 2 vlans
+ * have been stripped by the hardware and their tci are saved in
+ * mbuf->vlan_tci (inner) and mbuf->vlan_tci_outer (outer).
+ * This can only happen if vlan stripping is enabled in the RX configuration
+ * of the PMD.
+ * When PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED and PKT_RX_VLAN_STRIPPED are set,
+ * (PKT_RX_VLAN | PKT_RX_QINQ) must also be set.
  */
 #define PKT_RX_QINQ_STRIPPED (1ULL << 15)
 
-- 
1.8.3.1


             reply	other threads:[~2020-01-06  8:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-06  8:34 Somnath Kotur [this message]
2020-02-06 16:27 ` Somnath Kotur
2020-02-06 17:25 ` Olivier Matz
2020-02-07 13:43   ` Somnath Kotur
2020-02-07 14:29     ` Olivier Matz
2020-02-26  0:55       ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-04-24 18:24         ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-24 15:34           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-11  6:11             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-04-25 13:08 ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-06  7:22 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] mbuf: extend meaning of QinQ stripped bit Olivier Matz
2020-10-08 13:13   ` David Marchand
2020-10-12  8:20   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-15 20:58   ` David Marchand

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