[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/5] net/mlx5: simplify VXLAN devices management for E-Switch

Viacheslav Ovsiienko viacheslavo at mellanox.com
Sat Dec 29 20:55:35 CET 2018


This patchset simplifies the virtual VXLAN tunnel devices management.
Previous design used the VXLAN devices attached to outer interface for
encapsulation rules. The new design uses the unattached devices, it allows
use the single VXLAN device both for encapsulation and decapsulation rules
and removes UDP port sharing issues. 
	
Also patchset introduces the minor changes in VXLAN device management
allowing to be compiled and operate on some old kernels (for example RH7.2
original kernel 3.10.327), which do not support VXLAN device metadata.

Signed-off-by: Viacheslav Ovsiienko <viacheslavo at mellanox.com>

Viacheslav Ovsiienko (5):
  net/mlx5: optimize neigh and local encap rules search
  net/mlx5: introduce encapsulation rules container
  net/mlx5: switch encap rules to use container
  net/mlx5: switch to detached VXLAN network devices
  net/mlx5: add RH7.2 VXLAN device metadata workaround

 drivers/net/mlx5/mlx5_flow_tcf.c | 270 +++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
 1 file changed, 159 insertions(+), 111 deletions(-)

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1.8.3.1



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