[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/bonding: allow configuring jumbo frames without slaves
declan.doherty at intel.com
Fri Apr 14 10:31:03 CEST 2017
On 10/04/17 03:22, Eric Kinzie wrote:
> On Fri Apr 07 18:07:12 +0300 2017, Ilya Maximets wrote:
>> Currently, 'rte_eth_dev_configure' fails on attempt to setup
>> max_rx_pkt_len > 2048 if no slaves was added to bonded device.
>> For example:
>> rte_eth_dev_attach("eth_bond0,slave=05:00.0,mode=l34", &id)
>> conf.rxmode.jumbo_frame = 1;
>> conf.rxmode.max_rx_pkt_len = 9000;
>> rte_eth_dev_configure(id, 1, 1, &conf)
>> EAL: Initializing pmd_bond for eth_bond0
>> EAL: Create bonded device eth_bond0 on port 4 in mode 2 on socket 0.
>> rte_eth_dev_configure: ethdev port_id=4 \
>> max_rx_pkt_len 9018 > max valid value 2048
>> It's expected that slaves will be added to bonded device inside
>> 'rte_eth_dev_configure' and proper 'max_rx_pktlen' configured
>> for all of them.
>> Failure happens because of hardcoded low value of 'max_rx_pktlen'.
>> Increasing of this value to ETHER_MAX_JUMBO_FRAME_LEN will allow
>> above scenario (attach + configure).
>> It is important because it is the way OVS wants to work with
>> all DPDK devices (including virtual).
>> Changing the default hardcoded value makes no harm because
>> all the slaves' related code uses only 'candidate_max_rx_pktlen'
>> CC: stable at dpdk.org
>> Fixes: 6cfc6a4f0d61 ("net/bonding: inherit maximum Rx packet length")
>> Signed-off-by: Ilya Maximets <i.maximets at samsung.com>
> Reviewed-by: Eric Kinzie <ehkinzie at gmail.com>
Acked-by: Declan Doherty <declan.doherty at gmail.com>
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