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authorWenzhuo Lu <>2019-04-12 11:33:47 +0800
committerFerruh Yigit <>2019-05-03 18:45:22 +0200
commit35a6bc3d9ec0203f89dcefd49a33a81587202043 (patch)
treedfa2141a4b2cea9a7f36069a945526800ecdb9c2 /doc
parent281bd1aa39721a35c8fafe313a2ef82c2cfaf589 (diff)
doc: update ice guide for MDD
Update ICE document to describe a MDD event. Signed-off-by: Wenzhuo Lu <> Acked-by: Rami Rosen <>
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diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst b/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
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@@ -82,6 +82,15 @@ are chosen based on 2 conditions.
If any not supported features are used, ICE vector PMD is disabled and the
normal paths are chosen.
+Malicious driver detection (MDD)
+It's not appropriate to send a packet, if this packet's destination MAC address
+is just this port's MAC address. If SW tries to send such packets, HW will
+report a MDD event and drop the packets.
+The APPs based on DPDK should avoid providing such packets.
Sample Application Notes