On 4/13/2018 3:52 PM, Stokes, Ian wrote: > Hi all, > > Currently it's the case that for some NICs (e.g. igb driver or ixgbe driver > based), scatter_rx needs to be enabled explicitly in the case where it was > not configured before. > > A patch submitted for ovs-dpdk proposes to check that the > DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_SCATTER flag is present in rte_ethdev_info.rx_offload_capa > before setting scatter_rx. > > https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2018-April/345901.html > > While testing igb and ixgbe devices I spotted the DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_SCATTER flag > is not set in rx_offload_capa. > > As these devices require scatter_rx, should the scatter_rx flag be set for > them as part of the eth_igb_infos_get() for igb and ixgbe_dev_info_get for > ixgbe?
I agree, since that offload is supported by PMD, should be in capability flag. Would you mind sending a patch for it, we can continue to discuss on it? Thanks, ferruh