[dpdk-users] Why flow can not be created?

Hideyuki Yamashita yamashita.hideyuki at ntt-tx.co.jp
Wed Jul 31 04:30:46 CEST 2019


Hello Adrien,

Thanks for your answer.
Now I understand the situation.

I will try to test mlx4 or mlx5.

Thanks again.
BR,
Hideyuki Yamashita
NTT TechnoCross

> On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 07:37:38PM +0900, Hideyuki Yamashita wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Does anybody whether PMD other than i40e support
> > VID+dstMAC matching?
> > 
> > It is very hard for me to read all PMD code for just to know
> > the support of VID+dstMAC as matching pattern.
> > 
> > Somebody, please help me.
> 
> Unfortunately right now trial & error using testpmd is the most effective
> approach to determine whether specific combinations are supported by any
> given NIC.
> 
> Ideally doc/guides/nics/features.rst [1] should document each rte_flow
> feature reflected in doc/guide/nics/features/*.ini for individual PMDs [2],
> but that list is currently too incomplete to be useful.
> 
> Now to answer your question, although those are likely not the only ones, I
> know from experience that both mlx4 and mlx5 support flow rules matching VID
> + dst MAC simultaneously.
> 
> [1] http://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/features.html
> 
> [2] http://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/overview.html
> 
> -- 
> Adrien Mazarguil
> 6WIND




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