[Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S37 13/15] i40e: set default VSI without a reset

Bowers, AndrewX andrewx.bowers at intel.com
Tue May 17 19:40:04 UTC 2016


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Intel-wired-lan [mailto:intel-wired-lan-bounces at lists.osuosl.org] On
> Behalf Of Bimmy Pujari
> Sent: Monday, May 16, 2016 10:27 AM
> To: intel-wired-lan at lists.osuosl.org
> Subject: [Intel-wired-lan] [next PATCH S37 13/15] i40e: set default VSI
> without a reset
> 
> From: Mitch Williams <mitch.a.williams at intel.com>
> 
> Remove the need for a reset when the device enters limited promiscuous
> mode. This was causing heartburn for people who were using VFs and
> bridging, since this would require all of the VFs to undergo a reset each time
> the PF changed its promiscuity.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mitch Williams <mitch.a.williams at intel.com>
> Change-ID: I0a83495c5e4d68112bbc7a7a076d20fa8dd3b61c
> ---
> Testing Hints : Make sure default (limited) promiscuous mode works
> correctly with bridging, and that no resets happen when entering and leaving
> promiscuous mode.
> 
>  drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_main.c | 26
> ++++++++++++++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Tested-by: Andrew Bowers <andrewx.bowers at intel.com>
Bridges and entering/leaving promiscuous mode works correctly and does not trigger a reset


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