[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/3] lib/librte_ether: add support for port reset
wei.zhao1 at intel.com
Thu Apr 6 10:53:13 CEST 2017
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 6, 2017 3:11 PM
> To: Zhao1, Wei <wei.zhao1 at intel.com>
> Cc: Mcnamara, John <john.mcnamara at intel.com>; dev at dpdk.org; Lu,
> Wenzhuo <wenzhuo.lu at intel.com>
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/3] lib/librte_ether: add support for port
> 2017-04-06 02:57, Zhao1, Wei:
> > > /**
> > > > + * Reset an ethernet device when it's not working. One scenario
> > > > + is, after PF
> > > > + * port is down and up, the related VF port should be reset.
> > > > + * The API will stop the port, clear the rx/tx queues, re-setup
> > > > + the rx/tx
> > > > + * queues, restart the port.
> > >
> > > s/The API/This function/
> > >
> > > Please explain exactly the responsibility of this function, and how
> > > it is different from calling stop/configure/start.
> > In this reset feature, reset function can do the calling
> > stop/configure/start process, but also It can also do some restore
> > work for the port, for example, it can restore the added parameters of
> vlan, mac_addrs, promisc_unicast_enabled falg and
> promisc_multicast_enabled flag.
> > Maybe , I should add this explanation in the patch comments or function
> Yes it must be explain in the doxygen part of the function.
Yes, I have add that explanation in v5 which has been commit to dpdk.org.
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