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sfxge(4): request info about outer frame in Rx events
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Authored by arybchik on Nov 21 2018, 11:23 AM.

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Summary

For encapsulated packets, the firmware gives info about the inner frame
fields by default. When not using encapsulation offload, ask for info
about the outer frame instead.

On SFN8xxx with firmware version before v6.4.2.1007 driver reload is
needed after switching from full-feature to low-latency firmware
variant since the driver still thinks that firmware supports
encapsulation, but firmware does not tolerate request to provide info
about outer frame in Rx events.

Submitted by: Mark Spender <mspender at solarflare.com>
Sponsored by: Solarflare Communications, Inc.

Test Plan

amd64 tinderbox kernel builds tested
driver loaded/unloaded, interfaces up/down, traffic works fine

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Event Timeline

This revision was not accepted when it landed; it landed in state Needs Review.Nov 23 2018, 4:18 PM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.