[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/tap: support flow API isolated mode

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Jun 15 15:29:31 CEST 2017

On 5/24/2017 4:41 PM, Pascal Mazon wrote:
> With this patch, it is possible to enable or disable the isolate
> feature anytime, even immediately after a probe while the tap has not
> been configured yet. It will do its job as soon as the netdevice gets
> created.
> A specific implicit flow rule is created with the lowest priority (all
> other flow rules will be evaluated before), at the end of the list. If
> isolated mode is enabled, the associated action will be to drop the
> packet. Otherwise, the action would be passthru.
> In case of a remote netdevice, implicit rules on it will be removed in
> isolated mode, to ensure only actual flow rules redirect packets to the
> tap.
> Signed-off-by: Pascal Mazon <pascal.mazon at 6wind.com>

Applied to dpdk-next-net/master, thanks.

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