[Intel-wired-lan] [net-next PATCH 3/3] ixgbe: Allow FDB entries access to more RAR filters

Miller, Darin J darin.j.miller at intel.com
Wed Nov 4 18:40:22 UTC 2015



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From: Intel-wired-lan [mailto:intel-wired-lan-bounces at lists.osuosl.org] On Behalf Of Alexander Duyck
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Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [net-next PATCH 3/3] ixgbe: Allow FDB entries access to more RAR filters

This change makes it so that we allow the PF to make use of all free RAR entries for FDB use if needed.

Previously the code limited us to 16 unicast entries, however this was shared between MACVLAN which wasn't limited and the FDB code which was.  So instead of treating the FDB code as a second class citizen I have updated it so that it has access to just as many entries as the MACVLAN filters.

Signed-off-by: Alexander Duyck <aduyck at mirantis.com>
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 drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_main.c |    5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Tested-by: Darin Miller <darin.j.miller at intel.com>



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