[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: add limitation for L3fwd-power app

De Lara Guarch, Pablo pablo.de.lara.guarch at intel.com
Fri Nov 4 19:27:42 CET 2016

Hi Thomas,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 04, 2016 5:00 PM
> To: De Lara Guarch, Pablo
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: add limitation for L3fwd-power app
> 2016-11-04 12:48, Pablo de Lara:
> > L3fwd-power requires the mbuf to have correct packet type,
> > but in some drivers, the vector mode must be disabled for this.
> This is a severe bug.
> We must really fix packet type handling to have a constant support
> whatever the driver or options.

This is already documented in previous release (2.2).
Actually, the main problem for L3fwd-power app is not the packet type,
but the descriptor_done for the Rx vector function, that works differently
compared to the scalar function.


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