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From: Simon Horman <simon.horman@corigine.com>
To: Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@mojatatu.com>
Cc: Vlad Buslov <vladbu@nvidia.com>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>,
	Jiri Pirko <jiri@mellanox.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, oss-drivers@corigine.com,
	Baowen Zheng <baowen.zheng@corigine.com>,
	Louis Peens <louis.peens@corigine.com>,
	Ido Schimmel <idosch@nvidia.com>, Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>,
	Roopa Prabhu <roopa@nvidia.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/3] flow_offload: allow user to offload tc action to net device
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2021 13:36:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210803113655.GC23765@corigine.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a91ab46a-4325-bd98-47db-cb93989cf3c4@mojatatu.com>

On Tue, Aug 03, 2021 at 06:14:08AM -0400, Jamal Hadi Salim wrote:
> On 2021-07-30 9:20 a.m., Simon Horman wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 06:17:18AM -0400, Jamal Hadi Salim wrote:
> > > On 2021-07-28 10:46 a.m., Simon Horman wrote:
> 
> [..]
> 
> > > It still not clear to me what it means from a command line pov.
> > > How do i add a rule and when i dump it what does it show?
> > 
> > How about we confirm that once we've implemented the feature.
> > 
> > But I would assume that:
> > 
> > * Existing methods for adding rules work as before
> > * When one dumps an action (in a sufficiently verbose
> >    way) the in_hw and in_hw_counter fields are displayed as they are for
> >    filters.
> > 
> > Does that help?
> > 
> 
> I think it would help a lot more to say explicitly what it actually
> means in the cover letter from a tc cli pov since the subject
> is about offloading actions _independently_ of filters.
> I am assuming you have some more patches on top of these that
> actually will actually work for that.
> 
> Example of something you could show was adding a policer,
> like so:
> 
> tc actions add action ... skip_sw...
> 
> then show get or dump showing things in h/w.
> And del..
> 
> And i certainly hope that the above works and it is
> not meant just for the consumption of some OVS use
> case.

I agree it would be useful to include a tc cli example in the cover letter.
I'll see about making that so in v2.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-03 11:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-22  9:19 [PATCH net-next 0/3] flow_offload: hardware offload of TC actions Simon Horman
2021-07-22  9:19 ` [PATCH net-next 1/3] flow_offload: allow user to offload tc action to net device Simon Horman
2021-07-22 12:24   ` Roi Dayan
2021-07-22 13:19     ` Simon Horman
2021-07-22 13:29   ` Vlad Buslov
2021-07-22 13:33     ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-07-27 13:04       ` Simon Horman
2021-07-27 14:38         ` Vlad Buslov
2021-07-27 16:13           ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-07-27 16:47             ` Vlad Buslov
2021-07-28  7:46               ` Simon Horman
2021-07-28  8:05                 ` Vlad Buslov
2021-07-28 13:51                 ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-07-28 14:46                   ` Simon Horman
2021-07-30 10:17                     ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-07-30 11:40                       ` Vlad Buslov
2021-08-03  9:57                         ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 12:02                           ` tc offload debug-ability Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 12:14                             ` Vlad Buslov
2021-08-03 12:50                               ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 13:34                                 ` Ido Schimmel
2021-07-30 13:20                       ` [PATCH net-next 1/3] flow_offload: allow user to offload tc action to net device Simon Horman
2021-08-03 10:14                         ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 11:36                           ` Simon Horman [this message]
2021-08-03 11:45                             ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 12:31                               ` Simon Horman
2021-08-03 13:01                                 ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 14:46                                   ` Simon Horman
2021-07-22 13:57   ` kernel test robot
2021-07-22 15:31   ` kernel test robot
2021-08-03 10:50   ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 11:05   ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 11:31     ` Simon Horman
2021-07-22  9:19 ` [PATCH net-next 2/3] flow_offload: add process to delete offloaded actions from " Simon Horman
2021-07-22 14:25   ` Vlad Buslov
2021-07-22 14:50   ` kernel test robot
2021-07-22 17:07   ` kernel test robot
2021-08-03 10:59   ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-07-22  9:19 ` [PATCH net-next 3/3] flow_offload: add process to update action stats from hardware Simon Horman
2021-07-22 14:55   ` Vlad Buslov
2021-08-03 11:24   ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-03 11:35     ` Simon Horman

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