[ovs-dev] [PATCH v3] Avoid dp_hash recirculation for balance-tcp bond selection mode

Vishal Deep Ajmera vishal.deep.ajmera at ericsson.com
Fri Aug 9 04:03:33 UTC 2019

> Comments for v2 wasn't addressed and still valid:
> https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=c85828c4-94d1f2d4-c858685f-
> 0cc47ad93e2a-
> cd974aa1a210bc2b&q=1&u=https%3A%2F%2Fmail.openvswitch.org%2Fpiperma
> il%2Fovs-dev%2F2019-July%2F360452.html

Patch-set v5 set for review. It now includes bond_rebalance support.

A new atomic flag reload_bond_cache is introduced to allow pmd to 
reload only bond cache in order to apply rebalancing. This does not require
full pmd reload (including port/queue reloads, dfc flush etc.). Also rebalancing
can be a frequent operation hence it will save pmd from frequent full reloads
minimizing traffic impact.

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