[dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 3/3] doc: add introduction for fm10k FTAG based forwarding
Wang, Xiao W
xiao.w.wang at intel.com
Wed Jan 13 04:01:24 CET 2016
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mcnamara, John
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> To: Wang, Xiao W <xiao.w.wang at intel.com>; Chen, Jing D
> <jing.d.chen at intel.com>; Richardson, Bruce <bruce.richardson at intel.com>
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> Subject: RE: [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 3/3] doc: add introduction for fm10k
> FTAG based forwarding
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Wang Xiao W
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 12:32 PM
> > To: Chen, Jing D; Richardson, Bruce
> > Cc: dev at dpdk.org
> > Subject: [dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 3/3] doc: add introduction for fm10k
> > FTAG based forwarding
> > Add a brief introduction on FTAG, describes what's FTAG and how it
> > works in forwarding, introduction on how to run fm10k with FTAG is
> > also included.
> > Signed-off-by: Wang Xiao W <xiao.w.wang at intel.com>
> > ---
> > doc/guides/nics/fm10k.rst | 13 +++++++++++++
> > 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)
> > diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/fm10k.rst b/doc/guides/nics/fm10k.rst
> > index
> > 4206b7f..d82bf41 100644
> > --- a/doc/guides/nics/fm10k.rst
> > +++ b/doc/guides/nics/fm10k.rst
> > @@ -34,6 +34,19 @@ FM10K Poll Mode Driver The FM10K poll mode driver
> > library provides support for the Intel FM10000
> > (FM10K) family of 40GbE/100GbE adapters.
> Some very minor comments.
> > +FTAG Based Forwarding of FM10K
> > +------------------------------
> The Documentation Guidelines say to put a newline after section headers.
> > +FTAG Based Forwarding is a unique feature of FM10K. The FM10K family
> > +of NICs support the addition of a Fabric Tag (FTAG) to carry special
> > information.
> > +The FTAG is placed at the beginning of the frame, it contains
> > +information such as where the packet comes from and goes, the vlan tag.
> s/the vlan tag/and the vlan tag
> > +In FTAG based forwarding mode, the switch logic forwards packets
> > +according to glort (global resource tag) information, other than the
> > +mac and vlan table. Now this feature works only on PF.
> > +
> > +To enable this feature, turn CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_FM10K_FTAG_FWD to y
> In general variable and config names should be in fixed width quotes:
> > +the configuration file. A unit test case fm10k_ftag_autotest is for
> s/for/provided for
Many thanks for your comments, I'll change accordingly.
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