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authorOri Kam <>2018-09-24 23:17:54 +0000
committerFerruh Yigit <>2018-10-11 18:53:49 +0200
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net/mlx5: add runtime parameter to enable Direct Verbs
DV flow API is based on new kernel API and is missing some functionality like counter but add other functionality like encap. In order not to affect current users even if the kernel supports the new DV API it should be enabled only manually. Signed-off-by: Ori Kam <> Acked-by: Yongseok Koh <>
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@@ -397,6 +397,13 @@ Run-time configuration
Disabled by default.
+- ``dv_flow_en`` parameter [int]
+ A nonzero value enables the DV flow steering assuming it is supported
+ by the driver.
+ Disabled by default.
- ``representor`` parameter [list]
This parameter can be used to instantiate DPDK Ethernet devices from