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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: nipun.gupta@nxp.com, Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, arybchenko@solarflare.com, hemant.agrawal@nxp.com,
	sachin.saxena@nxp.com, rohit.raj@nxp.com, jerinjacobk@gmail.com,
	stephen@networkplumber.org, asafp@nvidia.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v4] ethdev: add Rx offload to drop error packets
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 21:37:57 +0100
Message-ID: <7134832.kB0gn7W8D5@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4c3aeb4a-262e-6959-25cc-320bfa490774@intel.com>

18/02/2021 21:32, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 10/15/2020 2:23 PM, nipun.gupta@nxp.com wrote:
> > From: Nipun Gupta <nipun.gupta@nxp.com>
> > 
> > This change adds a Rx offload capability and configuration to
> > enable hardware to drop the packets in case of any error in the
> > packets such as L3 checksum error or L4 checksum.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Nipun Gupta <nipun.gupta@nxp.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Rohit Raj <rohit.raj@nxp.com>
> > Reviewed-by: Asaf Penso <asafp@nvidia.com>
> > ---
> 
> This feature touches many main parts,
> - new config item for 'rte_eth_dev_configure()'
> - a new offload flag
> - new capability reporting for 'rte_eth_dev_info_get()'
> 
> The feature doesn't look very mainstream to touch all these main parts and add 
> complexity to them, which will affect almost all users.
> 
> And has some inconsistencies, like configuration is done via config struct, but 
> capability is returned as bit-wise.
> Or I think config option taken into account only if offload is requested has a 
> chance to confuse people in both app and driver end.
> 
> What do you think having two specific APIs to get_capabilities and set drop config?
> The responsibility of those APIs will be clear and narrowed down, which makes it 
> harder to make it wrong.

I agree. In general, it is better adding new functions
instead of adding everything in rte_eth_dev_configure().




  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-18 20:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-31  7:53 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] ethdev: add rx " Nipun Gupta
2020-08-31 12:58 ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-08-31 16:04   ` Nipun Gupta
2020-08-31 17:00 ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-09-01  8:09   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-09-01 10:56     ` Nipun Gupta
2020-09-21  7:29     ` Ori Kam
2020-10-05  7:15 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v2] " nipun.gupta
2020-10-05  7:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3 v2] net/dpaa: support RX offload for error packet drop nipun.gupta
2020-10-05  7:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3 v2] testpmd: support hardware offload to drop error packets nipun.gupta
2020-10-08 15:06     ` Asaf Penso
2020-10-08 15:45       ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-05 15:34   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v2] ethdev: add rx " Stephen Hemminger
2020-10-05 16:10     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-10-06 10:37       ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-06 12:01         ` Jerin Jacob
2020-10-06 13:10           ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-06 13:13             ` Jerin Jacob
2020-10-08  8:53               ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-08  8:55                 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-10-08 15:13                   ` Asaf Penso
2020-10-09 13:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v3] " nipun.gupta
2020-10-09 13:13   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3 v3] net/dpaa: support RX offload for error packet drop nipun.gupta
2020-10-09 13:13   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3 v3] app/testpmd: support hardware offload to drop error packets nipun.gupta
2020-10-11  7:22     ` Asaf Penso
2020-10-11 10:13   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v3] ethdev: add rx " Jerin Jacob
2020-10-11 21:41   ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-10-12  5:40     ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-13  7:22       ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-12  8:01   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-12 11:30     ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-12 12:22       ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-12 12:53         ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-13  7:21         ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-13  7:36           ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-13  7:51             ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-13  8:12               ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-15 13:23 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v4] ethdev: add Rx " nipun.gupta
2020-10-15 13:23   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3 v4] net/dpaa: support Rx offload for error packet drop nipun.gupta
2020-10-15 13:23   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3 v4] app/testpmd: support hardware offload to drop error packets nipun.gupta
2020-10-29 17:22     ` Dharmik Thakkar
2020-10-31 18:16       ` Nipun Gupta
2020-10-19  3:30   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3 v4] ethdev: add Rx " Ajit Khaparde
2021-02-18 20:32   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-02-18 20:37     ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2021-04-20  1:11       ` Ferruh Yigit

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