[Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S15 02/15] i40e: use priv flags to control flow director

Bowers, AndrewX andrewx.bowers at intel.com
Thu Sep 10 22:26:50 UTC 2015


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Intel-wired-lan [mailto:intel-wired-lan-bounces at lists.osuosl.org] On
> Behalf Of Catherine Sullivan
> Sent: Thursday, September 03, 2015 2:19 PM
> To: intel-wired-lan at lists.osuosl.org
> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S15 02/15] i40e: use priv flags to
> control flow director
> 
> From: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>
> 
> Some customers wish to be able to control our hardware specific feature
> called flow director, at runtime.  This patch enables ethtool priv flags to
> control this driver/hardware specific feature.
> 
> ethtool --set-priv-flags ethX flow-director-atr off
> 
> NOTE: the ethtool ntuple interface controls the flow-director
>       sideband rules.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>
> Change-ID: Iba156350b07fa2ce66f53ded51739f9a3781fe0e
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e.h         |  1 +
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_ethtool.c | 14 ++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 15 insertions(+)

Tested-by: Andrew Bowers <andrewx.bowers at intel.com>
Code changes present in tree, ethtool sets and shows flags properly


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