[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 05/27] net/i40e: set Tx loopback from PF

Lu, Wenzhuo wenzhuo.lu at intel.com
Fri Jan 6 04:25:50 CET 2017

Hi Jingjing,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wu, Jingjing
> Sent: Friday, January 6, 2017 8:33 AM
> To: Lu, Wenzhuo; dev at dpdk.org
> Cc: Lu, Wenzhuo
> Subject: RE: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 05/27] net/i40e: set Tx loopback from PF
> Is the Tx lookback meaning as VEB mode ore VEPA mode?
> If so, how about change the API's name to set_switch_mode?
Yes. It means changing the switch mode between VEB and VEPA.
As ixgbe is already using this name. Better to keep it now. We can consider changing both of them later.

> Another comment is: you removed all mac vlan filters before changing The
> mode, and restore them after changing. How about vlan filters? The Patch for
> vlan anti-spoof enables it, correct?
Yes, the vlan table is operated when setting vlan anti-spoofing. Better to do the same thing for it here.

> Thanks
> JIngjing

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