RE: [PATCH net-next 1/2] mqprio: Add a new hardware offload type in mqprio
- Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:10:28 +0000
- From: Yuval Mintz <yuvalm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [PATCH net-next 1/2] mqprio: Add a new hardware offload type in mqprio
> When a driver supports both dcb and hardware offloaded mqprio, and
> user is running mqprio and dcb tool concurrently, the configuration
> set by each tool may be conflicted with each other because the dcb
(for second 'each') s/each/the
> and mqprio may be using the same hardwere offload component and share
> the tc system in the network stack.
> This patch adds a new offload type to indicate that the underlying
> driver offload prio mapping as part of DCB. If the driver would be
> incapable of that it would refuse the offload. User would then have
> to explicitly request that qdisc offload.