[dpdk-dev] Port stats zero when using MLX5 DPDK driver

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Wed Jan 11 14:46:42 CET 2017

> > On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Shahaf Shuler wrote:
> > It is not support on Mellanox PMD to read the primary process counters
> > from a secondary process.

It is a pity that such a basic feature is not supported.
We should try to have this kind of feature better supported across
every drivers.

2017-01-10 08:43, Shahaf Shuler:
> supporting this functionality is not on the plans.

Please could you re-consider the plans? It should not be so difficult
to give access to the stats from a secondary process.


> If you wish to read statistics of a running process you can use ethtool –S <device_name>.
> It will provide you the statistics of the port.
> Note that those statistics count the number of bytes/packet which were 
> received/sent by the port. This number may not be equal to the number
> of packet/bytes which were send/received on the PMD.

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