On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 03:37:16 +0100 Thomas Monjalon <tho...@monjalon.net> wrote:
> Hi Stephen, > > Can we expect a v2 of this patch? At least for removing deprecation > and bump ethdev version, etc? > > 05/09/2018 18:41, Stephen Hemminger: > > This addresses the usability issue raised by OVS at DPDK Userspace > > summit. It adds general min/max mtu into device info. For compatiablity, > > and to save space, it fits in a hole in existing structure. > > > > The initial version sets max mtu to normal Ethernet, it is up to > > PMD to set larger value if it supports Jumbo frames. > > > > Fixing the drivers to use this is trivial and can be done by 18.11. > > Already have some of the patches done. > > > > Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <step...@networkplumber.org> > > > > It needs more than just this patch to be worthwhile. Need device drivers to fill in the max_mtu field, otherwise it would just break jumbo frame support. I suppose an initial patch to bump ethdev version would be possible for 19.05, are there other API changes doing that already for that relaease.