[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] drivers/net: add support for IF-MIB and EtherLike-MIB for e1000
radu.nicolau at intel.com
Tue Jun 20 13:38:12 CEST 2017
On 5/23/2017 6:53 AM, Lu, Wenzhuo wrote:
> Hi Michal,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Pattan, Reshma
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:35 AM
>> To: Jastrzebski, MichalX K; dev at dpdk.org
>> Cc: Jain, Deepak K; Van Haaren, Harry; Azarewicz, PiotrX T
>> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] drivers/net: add support for IF-MIB and
>> EtherLike-MIB for e1000
>> Can you add the description to the commit message, describing what has
>> been done.
>> General doubt I have , I see all IF-MIB and Ether-Like-MIB attributes are
>> added as Xstats.
>> But most of IF-MIB attributes are not stats, instead they are information
>> about the interface/port.
>> So I guess such attributes should be displayed using separate method?
>> Everything being displayed as xstats might not be correct.
> The same question as Reshma. Seems most of the added parameters (if not all) are not stats.
Yes, they are indeed mostly information rather than actual statistics,
but I would say it's a better choice to have them in the xstats rather
than add a new API.
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