[ovs-dev] [PATCH dpdk-latest v3 0/5] Fixes for DPDK v21.11

David Marchand david.marchand at redhat.com
Wed Nov 24 12:56:55 UTC 2021

Hello Ian,

On Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 12:17 PM Stokes, Ian <ian.stokes at intel.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 3:19 PM Stokes, Ian <ian.stokes at intel.com> wrote:
> > > Thanks for the series. Looks good on the github actions to myself. I'd like to
> > get OVS up and running on validation with rc2 so I've pushed the series to
> > dpdk-latest and rebased.
> > >
> > > Folks on the Intel side will be carrying out mode detailed OVS testing over
> > the next few days so it's great to have this enabled now with RC2.
> >
> > It would be cool to get some test report before v21.11 is released
> > (expected end of next week).
> > Did you guys have a go with v21.11-rc2, or rc3?
> Hi David, we have finished our testing with RC2, are now looking at what tests to re-run for rc3. I can provide a response to the DPDK ML or here when finished RC3. What would you prefer?

If you have a report for rc2, yes, please send it.

Fwiw, the changes affecting main components and Intel drivers in rc3 are:
$ git ll v21.11-rc2..v21.11-rc3 -- lib/eal lib/ethdev lib/kvargs
lib/mbuf lib/mempool lib/net lib/pci lib/stack lib/vhost
drivers/bus/{vdev,pci} drivers/net/{ixgbe,i40e,ice,iavf}
25cf263074 - net: add macro for VLAN header length (7 days ago) <Ferruh Yigit>
46e461565c - net/iavf: fix VLAN insertion (8 days ago) <Radu Nicolau>
798155194c - net/ice: fix secondary process Rx offload path (8 days
ago) <Alvin Zhang>
b5d753f233 - net/ice/base: fix GTPU UL/DL flag (8 days ago) <Junfeng Guo>
af4d7ad5d9 - vhost: fix packed ring descriptor update in async enqueue
(8 days ago) <Jiayu Hu>
4a6672c2d3 - fix spelling in comments and doxygen (8 days ago)
<Stephen Hemminger>
f2a66612ee - eal/ppc: support ASan (8 days ago) <David Christensen>
5139502783 - ethdev: fix typos (9 days ago) <Ferruh Yigit>
c1c99d3421 - net/ice: fix pointer of meta data (12 days ago) <Alvin Zhang>
f96789aeaf - net/iavf: fix pointer of meta data (13 days ago) <Alvin Zhang>
cdce4bd37c - net/iavf: fix xstats reset (13 days ago) <Radu Nicolau>
c4d3e8fbe4 - net/i40e: fix risk in descriptor read in scalar Rx (13
days ago) <Ruifeng Wang>
9143a09ded - net/ice: fix adminq handling on DCF passive reset (2
weeks ago) <Dapeng Yu>
64be0e779f - ethdev: fix device capability to string translation (2
weeks ago) <Dmitry Kozlyuk>
001d402c89 - eal/arm64: support ASan (12 days ago) <Volodymyr Fialko>

There is not much chance DPDK broke something :-).
Maybe worth double checking VLAN.

rc4 is scheduled today (end of day, GMT+1) and, seeing how we got no
report for critical bugs, the final release is still on track for


David Marchand

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