[ovs-dev] [PATCH v11 0/7] OVS-DPDK flow offload with rte_flow

Flavio Leitner fbl at sysclose.org
Sun Oct 28 00:51:20 UTC 2018

On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 01:01:00PM +0300, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:39:32PM -0300, Flavio Leitner wrote:
> >> Ian, I am afraid that the issue might be local and we most probably can
> >> fix with a follow up patch later, so if others are happy with the patchset,
> >> please go ahead. I can see this only in the mid of next week.
> > 
> > The issue was indeed local. I ran few tests with the patchset and
> > found no issues. I got at least +1Mpps in my simple flow and 200
> > flows test cases.
> > 
> > Thanks again,
> > fbl
> Hi Flavio,
> Sorry to bother you, but my colleague tries to test HWOL with Mellanox
> Connect-X5 NIC and has kind of similar issue. The performance with and
> without offloading is almost equal. I'm wondering, maybe you can describe
> what kind of local issue you had and how you fixed it?

Sure, the local issue was with a python script that manages Xena
traffic generator. A bug was introduced when ported to Python3 which
caused the test packets to be pretty much garbage. So, it was not
related to OVS or the HWOL.

I have plans to run more tests, just not yet.


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