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From: Xiaoyu Min <jackmin@nvidia.com>
To: Matan Azrad <matan@nvidia.com>,
	Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@nvidia.com>,
	Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo@nvidia.com>,
	Xiaoyu Min <jackmin@mellanox.com>, Ori Kam <orika@mellanox.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, stable@dpdk.org
Subject: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] net/mlx5: fix redundant flow after RSS expansion
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 21:40:32 +0800
Message-ID: <d081a6fa197cfd508778f2ff0cc9665241a09f3e.1617111457.git.jackmin@nvidia.com> (raw)

When RSS expand, if there is no expansion happened but completion happened
because user only input next protocol field instead of item
i.e, ether type == 0x8100 instead of VLAN, an extra flow is created with
missing item in order to filter traffic strictly.

However, after [1] and [2] the rte_flow_item_eth itself is enough to
filter out VLAN traffic, the VLAN item is not needed.

This redundant flow will cause faiure in some scenarios on group 0 due
to they are the same FTE.

Fixes: fc2dd8dd492f ("ethdev: fix expand RSS flows")
Cc: stable@dpdk.org

[1]:
commit 09315fc83861 ("ethdev: add VLAN attributes to ethernet and
VLAN items")

[2]:
commit 86b59a1af671 ("net/mlx5: support VLAN matching fields")

Signed-off-by: Xiaoyu Min <jackmin@nvidia.com>
---
 drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c | 16 ----------------
 1 file changed, 16 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c
index c347f8130e..668c32cf51 100644
--- a/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c
+++ b/drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow.c
@@ -385,22 +385,6 @@ mlx5_flow_expand_rss(struct mlx5_flow_expand_rss *buf, size_t size,
 		}
 		node = *next_node ? &graph[*next_node] : NULL;
 	};
-	/* no expanded flows but we have missed item, create one rule for it */
-	if (buf->entries == 1 && missed != 0) {
-		elt = 2;
-		lsize += elt * sizeof(*item) + user_pattern_size;
-		if (lsize <= size) {
-			buf->entry[buf->entries].priority = 1;
-			buf->entry[buf->entries].pattern = addr;
-			buf->entries++;
-			flow_items[0].type = missed_item.type;
-			flow_items[1].type = RTE_FLOW_ITEM_TYPE_END;
-			rte_memcpy(addr, buf->entry[0].pattern,
-				   user_pattern_size);
-			addr = (void *)(((uintptr_t)addr) + user_pattern_size);
-			rte_memcpy(addr, flow_items, elt * sizeof(*item));
-		}
-	}
 	return lsize;
 }
 
-- 
2.31.0


             reply	other threads:[~2021-03-30 13:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-30 13:40 Xiaoyu Min [this message]
2021-04-08  9:23 ` Matan Azrad
2021-04-11  9:04 ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Raslan Darawsheh

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