[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: add igb generic api features update
wei.zhao1 at intel.com
Wed Jun 14 10:47:56 CEST 2017
Add release notes update to announce support of rte_flow
on igb nic, and nic features update of this feature.
Signed-off-by: Wei Zhao <wei.zhao1 at intel.com>
doc/guides/nics/features/igb.ini | 1 +
doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_08.rst | 9 +++++++++
2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/features/igb.ini b/doc/guides/nics/features/igb.ini
index 1145027..4a4056a 100644
@@ -26,6 +26,7 @@ N-tuple filter = Y
SYN filter = Y
Flexible filter = Y
Flow control = Y
+Flow API = Y
CRC offload = Y
VLAN offload = Y
QinQ offload = Y
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_08.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_17_08.rst
index 7f12120..ce692e9 100644
@@ -56,6 +56,15 @@ New Features
TX and RX path reworked to improve performance. Also reduced latency
for slow traffic.
+* **Added support for generic flow API (rte_flow) on igb NIC.**
+ This API provides a generic means to configure hardware to match specific
+ ingress or egress traffic, alter its behavior and query related counters
+ according to any number of user-defined rules.
+ * Generic flow API support for Ethernet, IPv4, UDP, TCP and
+ RAW pattern items with QUEUE actions. There are four
+ type of filter support for this feature on igb.
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