This is being superseded, ignore this submission.


On Fri, May 24, 2024 at 2:07 PM Nicholas Pratte <> wrote:
> The following is a rough design for the implementation of the jumbo
> frames test suite in new DTS. The test suite uses the same
> testing methodology from the test suite implementation in old
> DTS. In doing so, much of the logic in this implementation has been
> stripped away for the sake of maintaining an OS-agnostic design
> philosopgy. Thus, there are some concerns here that need further
> discussion.
> All test cases behave accordingly on lab hardware. However, issues with
> the testpmd shell, all of which will be fixed with the upcoming context
> manager, prevent the test suite from functioning properly if all test
> cases are run sequentially. Thus, for testing, each test case needs to
> be run individually. So, expect issues if attempting to test.
> Old DTS implements some basic logic that detects 1GB NICs, specifically
> when testing jumbo frame packets greater than the specified MTU length.
> This is because, according to a commit message from 2016, 1GB NICs will
> automatically adjust their size to +4 bytes, meaning that when setting
> an MTU of 9000, testpmd adjust the MTU size to 9004. To compensate, some
> logic was inserted in the old suite to adjust packet sizes accordingly.
> Given that Juraj's capabilities patch is in development, it would be
> possible to set a restriction on this test suite to remove the support
> of 1GB NICs, which could be determined from testpmd outputs; it could
> also be possible that this problem is entirely null and void today,
> essentially allowing us to forget about it.
> The current implementation is not developed with both the capabilities
> patch and the params patch in mind; however, the current design can and
> will be refactored to do so.
> Nicholas Pratte (1):
>   Initial Implementation For Jumbo Frames Test Suite
>  dts/framework/config/conf_yaml_schema.json |   3 +-
>  dts/framework/                |   8 +
>  dts/tests/         | 210 +++++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 220 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>  create mode 100644 dts/tests/
> --
> 2.44.0

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