[ovs-dev] OVS DPDK Public Meeting

Ian Stokes ian.stokes at intel.com
Wed Jul 11 17:55:02 UTC 2018

Minutes of meeting Wed 11th July.
Attendees: Flavio, Eelco, Gavin, Ian, Johann, Sameh, Yipeng

- Meeting frequency
-- Bi-weekly as heading towards 2.10
-- Next meeting 25th July 16:00 UTC


- HWOL Partial Offload
-- Status : Upstreamed
--- Issue flagged by Red Hat was a local configuration issue, feedback 
provided to the ML, is not a bug or blocking the feature.

- Mempool dual model support
-- Status : Upstreamed

- Multisegment Mbuf
-- New revision required due to Mempool dual model support.
-- V5 expected within the coming days.
-- Eelco will be out on PTO so will be unable to review, Ian will 
provide review of final changes instead.

- dpif-netdev: Combine CD and DFC patch for datapath refactor
-- New patch submitted that turns this off by default.
-- Billy has acked the series.
-- Looks close to being upstreamed.

- Support for DPDK 17.11.3/16.11.7
-- Support for 17.11.3 upstreamed.
-- Intel validating 16.11.7 currently for OVS 2.7.

- Ericsson drop packets stats patch
-- Patch doesn't apply on master, no reviews to date.
-- May not make the OVS 2.10 release without reviews.

- dpcls: cache miniflow blocks during lookup
-- Eelco has tested. Seeing ~ 8% improvement in some cases.

- Outstanding bug fixes:

-- dpif-netdev: Avoid reordering of packets in a batch with same megaflow.
--- Reviews ongoing, v5 submitted.

-- netdev-dpdk: Fix failure to configure flow control at netdev-init.
--- Ian reviewing, possible backport required to 2.9.

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