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From: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>
To: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Cc: Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>, Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	 Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	 Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	 Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>,
	Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2] doc: announce max Rx packet len field deprecation
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:47:18 -0800
Message-ID: <CACZ4nhszitEOPGQ3qKSi5BQ-SSrH8VMJMhRDP3TqRsEO68WgKQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201124173628.1057348-1-ferruh.yigit@intel.com>

On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 9:36 AM Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com> wrote:
>
> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
> Acked-by: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>

Acked-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>

> ---
> Cc: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
> Cc: Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>
> Cc: Konstantin Ananyev <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>
> Cc: Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>
> Cc: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz@6wind.com>
> Cc: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
>
> v2:
> * ``uint32_t mtu`` moved to ``struct rte_eth_conf``
> * The "Driver is responsible from updating ``(struct
>   rte_eth_dev)->data->mtu``" updated because ethdev layer also can do
>   this. The intention there was both APIs should update the variable.
>
> Another open question is from Andrew, if we can remove the ``uint32_t
> max_rx_pkt_len`` completely from the ``rte_eth_dev_configure()``.
> This may force applications to have one more additional
> ``rte_eth_dev_set_mtu()`` call for device initialization, but if
> applications are OK with the default values most of times, agree that
> removing is easier solution, please comment.
> ---
>  doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 25 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> index 96986fabd598..73e43581d615 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> @@ -88,6 +88,31 @@ Deprecation Notices
>    will be limited to maximum 256 queues.
>    Also compile time flag ``RTE_ETHDEV_QUEUE_STAT_CNTRS`` will be removed.
>
> +* ethdev: ``uint32_t max_rx_pkt_len`` field of ``struct rte_eth_rxmode``, will be
> +  replaced by a new ``uint32_t mtu`` field of ``struct rte_eth_conf`` in v21.11.
> +  The new ``mtu`` field will be used to configure the initial device MTU via
> +  ``rte_eth_dev_configure()`` API.
> +  Later MTU can be changed by ``rte_eth_dev_set_mtu()`` API as done now.
> +  The existing ``(struct rte_eth_dev)->data->mtu`` variable will be used to store
> +  the configured ``mtu`` value,
> +  and this new ``(struct rte_eth_dev)->data->dev_conf.mtu`` variable will
> +  be used to store the user configuration request.
> +  Unlike ``max_rx_pkt_len``, which was valid only when ``JUMBO_FRAME`` enabled,
> +  ``mtu`` field will be always valid.
> +  When ``mtu`` config is not provided by the application, default ``RTE_ETHER_MTU``
> +  value will be used.
> +  ``(struct rte_eth_dev)->data->mtu`` should be updated after MTU set successfully,
> +  either by ``rte_eth_dev_configure()`` or ``rte_eth_dev_set_mtu()``.
> +
> +  An application may need to configure device for a specific Rx packet size, like for
> +  cases ``DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_SCATTER`` is not supported and device received packet size
> +  can't be bigger than Rx buffer size.
> +  To cover these cases an application needs to know the device packet overhead to be
> +  able to calculate the ``mtu`` corresponding to a Rx buffer size, for this
> +  ``(struct rte_eth_dev_info).max_rx_pktlen`` will be kept,
> +  the device packet overhead can be calculated as:
> +  ``(struct rte_eth_dev_info).max_rx_pktlen - (struct rte_eth_dev_info).max_mtu``
> +
>  * sched: To allow more traffic classes, flexible mapping of pipe queues to
>    traffic classes, and subport level configuration of pipes and queues
>    changes will be made to macros, data structures and API functions defined
> --
> 2.26.2
>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-24 17:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-20 12:03 [dpdk-dev] [RFC] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-10-21 10:18 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2020-10-21 15:10   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-10-21 16:28     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-10-21 12:40 ` Kinsella, Ray
2020-11-24 17:36 ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-24 17:47   ` Ajit Khaparde [this message]
2020-11-26 11:28   ` Andrew Rybchenko
2020-11-26 12:34     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-27 18:38       ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-26 18:30   ` Matan Azrad
2020-11-27  9:37     ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2] doc: announce max Rx packet len fielddeprecation Morten Brørup

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