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From: David Liu <dliu@iol.unh.edu>
To: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>
Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>, dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	dts@dpdk.org, Lincoln Lavoie <lylavoie@iol.unh.edu>,
	David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>,
	 Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	 Ori Kam <orika@mellanox.com>,
	Ciara Power <ciara.power@intel.com>,
	 Ivan Ilchenko <ivan.ilchenko@oktetlabs.ru>,
	Hemant Agrawal <hemant.agrawal@nxp.com>,
	 Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>,
	Raslan Darawsheh <rasland@mellanox.com>,
	j.hendergart@f5.com,  grive@u256.net
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Promiscuous Mode Feature
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:58:02 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAuqQpToabkwaPVbf8N0TfBWDXaJsj0jAHM=E9UpdO8jjc80Vg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACZ4nhvqcFcJCU6urSajRVddi-kg8UXMny7EoSZbBEeouWWyxw@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 4:23 PM Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>

> On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 1:03 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> A bit of context: David is going to implement a test in DTS
>> for promiscuous mode:
>> http://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/features.html#promiscuous-mode
>> 24/06/2020 18:18, David Liu:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > From my understanding, the promiscuous mode feature will verify the
>> > functionality of promiscuous mode when it is on or off.
>> You need to check in which condition the promiscuous mode can be enabled.
>> Some contexts may forbid this mode. untrusted VF? flow isolation mode?
> But there is no way other than some logs to indicate these.
> Maybe we should add some state in port info to indicate this?
 From what I know, I not sure if that is possible to add these states into
the test case?
 But let me know what you think.

>> > The plan for testing this feature is as follows:
>> >
>> > Sending over a packet to verify the ports are working properly before
>> any
>> > testing. First to verify the promiscuous mode is enabled. With the
>> > promiscuous being enabled, send over a packet and check if the packet
>> will
>> > be received when sending it to a different destination mac address than
>> the
>> > host/card. Then disable the promiscuous mode. The packet will only be
>> > received if the mac address is the destination mac address. Otherwise,
>> the
>> > test case will be considered a failure.
>> I assume you will test positive and negative in both on/off cases.
>> Yes, in the test case. It covered sending a packet with same/different
destination mac address
when promiscuous is on/off.

> Please let me know if there is anything I need to add on or if there are
>> > certain cases I need to be aware of.
>> Anyone else has ideas about what to test and corner cases?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > David Liu
>> > UNH Interoperability Lab

      reply	other threads:[~2020-06-29 19:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-24 16:18 David Liu
2020-06-24 20:03 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-25 14:05   ` Lincoln Lavoie
2020-06-25 20:23   ` Ajit Khaparde
2020-06-29 19:58     ` David Liu [this message]

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