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

Noa Levy noae at mellanox.com
Sun Mar 15 09:49:33 UTC 2020


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noa Ezra <noae at mellanox.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2020 4:15 PM
> To: ovs-dev at openvswitch.org
> Cc: i.maximets at ovn.org; Ameer Mahagneh <ameerm at mellanox.com>; Noa
> Levy <noae at mellanox.com>; Roni Bar Yanai <roniba at mellanox.com>;
> eli at labmailer.mlnx; Majd Dibbiny <majd at mellanox.com>
> Subject: [PATCH ovs v1 0/2] Allow setting MAC on DPDK interfaces
> 
> 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://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpatc
> hwork.ozlabs.org%2Fpatch%2F1215075%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cnoae%4
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> MVwc5zf4GCLVBeenDFAfk9Sur%2FHM21X%2FIRbA0%3D&reserved=0),
> it was agreed to add a new API in ovs-appctl for setting MAC address on port
> representors.
> 
> 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(-)
> 
> --
> 1.8.3.1



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