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authorHyong Youb Kim <>2019-03-02 02:42:47 -0800
committerFerruh Yigit <>2019-03-08 17:52:22 +0100
commit477959e6eeb0a2687d45474e67864714e8340a5c (patch)
tree401d5ad8b0f8acb268257a91124a0fb3e11d64bd /doc
parent60c6acb43d3b3970ec077134662e210bf80c037e (diff)
net/enic: enable limited support for raw flow item
Some apps like VPP use a raw item to match UDP tunnel headers like VXLAN or GENEVE. The NIC hardware supports such usage via L5 match, which does pattern match on packet data immediately following the outer L4 header. Accept raw items for these limited use cases. Signed-off-by: Hyong Youb Kim <>
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2 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst b/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
index 526e58c..c1415dc 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
@@ -255,7 +255,7 @@ Generic Flow API is supported. The baseline support is:
- **1300 and later series VICS with advanced filters enabled**
- Attributes: ingress
- - Items: eth, ipv4, ipv6, udp, tcp, vxlan, inner eth, ipv4, ipv6, udp, tcp
+ - Items: eth, ipv4, ipv6, udp, tcp, vxlan, raw, inner eth, ipv4, ipv6, udp, tcp
- Actions: queue, mark, drop, flag, rss, passthru, and void
- Selectors: 'is', 'spec' and 'mask'. 'last' is not supported
- In total, up to 64 bytes of mask is allowed across all headers
@@ -455,6 +455,7 @@ PKT_RX_VLAN_STRIPPED mbuf flags would not be set. This mode is enabled with the
to supporting MARK + RSS and PASSTHRU + MARK to allow the application to mark
packets and then receive them normally. These require 1400 series VIC adapters
and latest firmware.
+ - RAW items are limited to matching UDP tunnel headers like VXLAN.
- **Statistics**
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_05.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_05.rst
index 68417ac..834678a 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_05.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_19_05.rst
@@ -79,6 +79,7 @@ New Features
* **Updated the enic driver.**
+ * Added limited support for RAW.
* Added limited support for RSS.
* Added limited support for PASSTHRU.