[Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S13 14/15] i40e: fix ip-ip GRE encapulation

Bowers, AndrewX andrewx.bowers at intel.com
Thu Sep 10 16:15:44 UTC 2015


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Intel-wired-lan [mailto:intel-wired-lan-bounces at lists.osuosl.org] On
> Behalf Of Catherine Sullivan
> Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 2:56 PM
> To: intel-wired-lan at lists.osuosl.org
> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S13 14/15] i40e: fix ip-ip GRE
> encapulation
> 
> From: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>
> 
> The i40e driver will soon be capable of offloading GRE traffic but in the
> meantime, don't let the driver tell the OS that it can offload types of traffic it
> cannot.
> 
> This fixes a bug where if you stack a GRE MAC in IP tunnel over i40e, all TSO
> packets will be sent with invalid checksums causing really bad throughput.
> 
> NOTE: I still see some retransmits that are unexplained when testing with
> vxlan or ip/mac tunnels (GRE) but the throughput is more like what is
> expected with multi-gigabit on a single flow.
> 
> Reported-by: Stefan Assman <sassman at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Shannon Nelson <shannon.nelson at intel.com>
> Change-ID: Ie31843b150695b2b1889e306b8c33c1d2da29a9e
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c | 36
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
>  1 file changed, 33 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Tested-by: Andrew Bowers <andrewx.bowers at intel.com>
Code changes present in tree, patch breaks build of kernel. Builds normally with patch reverted. Error received is "drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c:8351:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'vxlan_features_check' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]"make 


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