[Intel-wired-lan] [PATCH v2 05/10] igc: Refactor rx timestamp handling

Maciej Fijalkowski maciej.fijalkowski at intel.com
Thu Oct 29 14:07:44 UTC 2020

On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 01:19:38PM -0700, Andre Guedes wrote:
> This patch refactors the rx timestamp handling in preparation to land
> XDP support.
> RX timestamps are put in the rx buffer by hardware, before the packet
> data. When creating the xdp buffer, we will need to check the rx
> descriptor to determine if the buffer contains timestamp information
> and consider the offset when setting xdp.data.

Out of curiosity, is the timestamping somehow configurable on this device
or does it always take place? Could it be toggled?

> The rx descriptor check is already done in igc_construct_skb(). To
> avoid code duplication, this patch moves the timestamp handling to
> igc_clean_rx_irq() so both skb and xdp paths can reuse it.
> Signed-off-by: Andre Guedes <andre.guedes at intel.com>

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