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authorJingjing Wu <>2015-11-04 11:29:09 +0800
committerThomas Monjalon <>2015-11-04 13:39:25 +0100
commit99d7e55750eecb4e8c52af53f4e38567f12c3328 (patch)
tree3cab4d2c314ce091a054fa20808d3c182bb3e595 /doc
parent9aace75fc82e07f33e90666287d776ece1034cbf (diff)
ethdev: extend flow director to support VF
This patch extends struct rte_eth_fdir_flow_ext to support flow director in VFs. Signed-off-by: Jingjing Wu <>
Diffstat (limited to 'doc')
2 files changed, 3 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index 730c3b7..9fdd25c 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -12,10 +12,6 @@ Deprecation Notices
ibadcrc, ibadlen, imcasts, fdirmatch, fdirmiss,
tx_pause_xon, rx_pause_xon, tx_pause_xoff, rx_pause_xoff
-* ABI changes are planned for struct rte_eth_fdir_flow_ext in order to support
- flow director filtering in VF. The release 2.1 does not contain these ABI
- changes, but release 2.2 will, and no backwards compatibility is planned.
* ABI changes are planned for struct rte_eth_fdir_filter and
rte_eth_fdir_masks in order to support new flow director modes,
MAC VLAN and Cloud, on x550. The MAC VLAN mode means the MAC and
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_2_2.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_2_2.rst
index b7ab27a..76a1640 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_2_2.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_2_2.rst
@@ -219,6 +219,9 @@ ABI Changes
* The ethdev flow director entries for SCTP were changed.
It was already done in 2.1 for CONFIG_RTE_NEXT_ABI.
+* The ethdev flow director structure rte_eth_fdir_flow_ext structure is changed.
+ New fields are added to support flow director filtering in VF.
* The size of the ethdev structure rte_eth_hash_filter_info is changed
by adding a new element rte_eth_input_set_conf in an union.