[ovs-dev] [PATCH] netdev-dpdk: Add ability to set MAC address.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Oct 30 17:21:26 UTC 2019

On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 04:40:18PM +0100, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> It is possible to set MAC address for DPDK ports by calling
> rte_eth_dev_default_mac_addr_set().  For some reason OVS didn't
> use this functionality avoiding real MAC address configuration.
> With this change following command will result in real MAC address
> update on HW NIC:
>   ovs-vsctl set Interface <dpdk interface> mac="xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx"
> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at ovn.org>

I'm not sure why this treats -ENOTSUP as success.

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