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From: "Guo, Jia" <jia.guo@intel.com>
To: Souvik Dey <sodey@rbbn.com>,
	"Xing, Beilei" <beilei.xing@intel.com>,
	"Zhang, Qi Z" <qi.z.zhang@intel.com>
Cc: "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/i40e: issue with ADD VLAN from Guest
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 03:07:34 +0000
Message-ID: <528a51ec74b74442ae27ca0af129008f@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201209175516.11844-1-sodey@rbbn.com>

hi, souvik

From: Souvik Dey <sodey@rbbn.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:55 AM
To: Xing, Beilei <beilei.xing@intel.com>; Guo, Jia <jia.guo@intel.com>; Zhang, Qi Z <qi.z.zhang@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org; Souvik Dey <sodey@rbbn.com>
Subject: [PATCH] net/i40e: issue with ADD VLAN from Guest

In case of i40evf pmd, when ADD_VLAN is sent down the linux i40e driver,
along with add the vlan the kernel driver also enables the vlan stripping
by default.
This might have issues if the app configured DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_VLAN_STRIP
as off at the port configuration. The app after adding the VLAN will
expect the VLAN to be coming in the received packets but, due to
VLAN_STRIP enabled at the PF, it will get stripped.
This behavior of the Linux driver causes confussion with the DPDK app
using i40e_pmd. So it is better to reconfigure the vlan_offload, which
checks for DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_VLAN_STRIP flag in the dev_conf and enables or
disables the vlan strip in the PF.
Also rte_eth_dev_set_vlan_offload() to disable VLAN_STRIP cannot be used
from the application, as this will only work for the first time when
original and current confi mismatch, but for all subsequent call it will
ignore it.

Thanks for your patch and the clear detail interpret, what you said is reset the configuration about vlan strip that
would be change by the pf driver when adding vlan from vf, so I think concentrate<http://www.baidu.com/link?url=FKtXEQdgI9iuD4HN0uZIpf5hHCbYVGlPJx-jzQ-bGjXQiZutjIi6XT6rPlEoGfM13HvgvT9Gt88OAPmEKXNitp-rKK4k50M6di1HF4bDMxa&wd=&eqid=e7f451dc0001a611000000045fd2e0e1> the commit log to be more simple
in your way would be enough.

Signed-off-by: Souvik Dey <sodey@rbbn.com<mailto:sodey@rbbn.com>>
---
drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev_vf.c | 13 ++++++++++++-
1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev_vf.c b/drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev_vf.c
index c26b036..2ecf74b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev_vf.c
+++ b/drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev_vf.c
@@ -1078,8 +1078,19 @@ i40evf_add_vlan(struct rte_eth_dev *dev, uint16_t vlanid)
args.out_buffer = vf->aq_resp;
args.out_size = I40E_AQ_BUF_SZ;
err = i40evf_execute_vf_cmd(dev, &args);
- if (err)
+ if (err) {
PMD_DRV_LOG(ERR, "fail to execute command OP_ADD_VLAN");
+ return err;

Would it be more code clean to use “goto err;”?

+ }
+ /*

/* -> /**, that would what I suggest.

+ * In linux kernel driver on receiving ADD_VLAN it enables
+ * VLAN_STRIP by default. So reconfigure the vlan_offload
+ * as it was done by the app earlier.
+ */
+ err = i40evf_vlan_offload_set(dev, ETH_VLAN_STRIP_MASK);
+ if (err)
+ PMD_DRV_LOG(ERR, "fail to execute command disable_vlan_strip "
+ "as a part of OP_ADD_VLAN");

If it is not coming as a command, please refine this log, such as “fail to set vlan strip.”


return err;
}
--
2.9.3.windows.1

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-11  3:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-09 17:55 Souvik Dey
2020-12-11  3:07 ` Guo, Jia [this message]
2020-12-12 12:26   ` Dey, Souvik
2020-12-12 13:05 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Souvik Dey
2020-12-15  2:24   ` Guo, Jia
2020-12-15 13:16     ` Dey, Souvik
2020-12-15 13:30       ` Dey, Souvik
2020-12-15 13:28   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Souvik Dey
2020-12-16  2:09     ` Guo, Jia
2020-12-23 10:51       ` Zhang, Qi Z
2021-01-04 16:42       ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-01-05  3:07         ` Guo, Jia
2021-01-05 10:45           ` Ferruh Yigit
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2020-12-09 16:23 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Souvik Dey
2020-04-14 23:06 Souvik Dey
2020-04-14 22:07 Souvik Dey
2020-04-14 21:58 Souvik Dey
2020-09-14 15:54 ` Dey, Souvik

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