[ovs-dev] [PATCH ovs v1 0/2] Allow setting MAC on DPDK interfaces

Noa Ezra noae at mellanox.com
Thu Mar 5 14:15:04 UTC 2020

In cloud topology, when SR-IOV with port representors is in use
and VM is not trusted, the orchestration should set the VF mac address.
When using DPDK there is an architecture limitation to set the VF mac 
address from host (Linux tooling).
According to previous discussion (https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/1215075/), 
it was agreed to add a new API in ovs-appctl for setting MAC address on port

ovs-appctl netdev-dpdk/set-mac <if_name> <mac>

Ilya Maximets (1):
  netdev-dpdk: Add ability to set MAC address.

Noa Ezra (1):
  netdev-dpdk: Allow setting MAC on DPDK interfaces

 lib/netdev-dpdk.c | 55 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 1 file changed, 52 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)


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