[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] igbvf: fix MAC address set problem

Yang, Qiming qiming.yang at intel.com
Fri Apr 28 08:53:44 CEST 2017

Hi, Wenzhuo

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lu, Wenzhuo
> Sent: Friday, April 28, 2017 8:39 AM
> To: Yang, Qiming <qiming.yang at intel.com>; dev at dpdk.org
> Cc: stable at dpdk.org
> Subject: RE: [PATCH] igbvf: fix MAC address set problem
> Hi Qiming,
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Yang, Qiming
> > Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:02 PM
> > To: dev at dpdk.org
> > Cc: Lu, Wenzhuo; stable at dpdk.org; Yang, Qiming
> > Subject: [PATCH] igbvf: fix MAC address set problem
> >
> > We find that VF receive address register is not set if MAC address is
> > assigned by PF. This patch fixes it.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Qiming Yang <qiming.yang at intel.com>
> >
> > Fixes: 2a3cf07108b4 ("igbvf: fix MAC address if none assigned by PF")
> A little confused about the Fixes. You said this patch is for when mac address
> is set by PF. But the fixes said the previous patch is for not set by PF. Seems
> they're different scenarios. Why this can a fix for a different scenario?
> Thanks.

Previous patch only do rar set when random a MAC for VF, when MAC address is
assigned by PF, register is not set.
Maybe I should correct the fix line, the issue I fixed is exist before 2a3cf07108b4.

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