This patch provides a configuration tool for "Ethernet Flow Director", which is ixgbe(4) feature which assigns specific flow to specific RX queue.
Here're usage of ixgbetool:
- add a filter
ixgbetool ix0 add_sig_filter tcpv4 10.1.0.1 34763 10.1.0.2 22 3
- show filters
ixgbetool ix0 show_sig_filter
- del a filter
ixgbetool ix0 del_sig_filter 1
Also, character device(/dev/ix*) and ioctls are added on ixgbe(4) to communicate with ixgbetool.
Fix: Patch attached with submission follows:
Let me grab this, and throw it up on reviews. This is super interesting.
This is what we were talking about no?
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I did a quick pass but if you are getting this email it might be worthwhile to double check to see if this bug ought to be closed.
Is it possible to wake up this project ?