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From: Lincoln Lavoie <lylavoie@iol.unh.edu>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: David Liu <dliu@iol.unh.edu>,
	dev@dpdk.org, dts@dpdk.org,
	 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>,
	James Hendergart <j.hendergart@f5.com>,
	grive@u256.net
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Promiscuous Mode Feature
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 10:05:33 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOE1vsPuLdVZykNrYeDeSjfrtoJ=uE9DfiqHV0sYqyfkc8kV7Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4869615.bvJKNRufO7@thomas>

Small bit of context here, the described case already exists in the DTS
Dynamic Config tests.  So, would the other corner cases and "modes" justify
additional test case development, etc.

On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 4:03 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?
>
> > 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.
>
> > 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
>
>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-25 14:06 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 [this message]
2020-06-25 20:23   ` Ajit Khaparde
2020-06-29 19:58     ` David Liu

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