[ovs-dev] [RFC PATCH] Pipeline packet processing in OVS using FVL flow director.

Chandran, Sugesh sugesh.chandran at intel.com
Tue Dec 6 09:50:41 UTC 2016



Regards
_Sugesh

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at ovn.org]
> Sent: Monday, December 5, 2016 7:44 PM
> To: Chandran, Sugesh <sugesh.chandran at intel.com>
> Cc: dev at openvswitch.org; ronye at mellanox.com; ktraynor at redhat.com;
> flavio at flaviof.com
> Subject: Re: [ovs-dev] [RFC PATCH] Pipeline packet processing in OVS using
> FVL flow director.
> 
> On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 06:23:55PM +0000, Sugesh Chandran wrote:
> > The RFC patch that uses the metadata information from the NIC to
> avoid/reduce the
> > packet processing overhead in OVS.
> > It uses the flow director feature in XL710 NICs to identify and report the
> > VxLAN tunneled packets. OVS-DPDK uses the reported information to
> bypass the
> > VxLAN tunnel processing in software.
> 
> This is interesting and I'd like to apply it locally to look at it more closely.  What
> commit is it based on?  It doesn't seem to apply cleanly to current master.
[Sugesh] Ben, Thank you for looking at the patch. I haven't merged the patch
on the latest master yet. 
Can you please try on following commit on the master?

commit 01961bbdd34a9d0be03315401319ef0851a21364
Author: Daniele Di Proietto <diproiettod at vmware.com>
Date:   Tue Oct 4 17:58:05 2016 -0700

    dpdk: New module with some code from netdev-dpdk.



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