[dpdk-users] Disable offloading for dpdk ports

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Fri Sep 9 17:47:44 CEST 2016

On Fri, 9 Sep 2016 20:56:42 +0530
Kapil Adhikesavalu <kapil20084 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using OVS + DPDK, is there a way to disable offloading for the dpdk
> ports ?
> equiv, ethtool command - ethtool -K enp0s20f0 rx off tx off tso off gso off
> gro off sg off
> also, is it possible to run into out of sequence packet with offloading
> enabled ?
> Regards
> Kapil.

No, the kernel device driver (enp0s20f0) is not used with OVS + DPDK.
The DPDK provides API's to use TSO. There is no GRO equivalent in DPDK.
This is more of an OVS question, not a DPDK related question.

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