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Date:   Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:56:49 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     davem@...emloft.net
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, anthony.l.nguyen@...el.com,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH net-next v2 10/10] docs: vxlan: add info about device features

Add some information about VxLAN-related netdev features
and how to dump port table via ethtool.

Signed-off-by: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
---
 Documentation/networking/vxlan.rst | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/networking/vxlan.rst b/Documentation/networking/vxlan.rst
index ce239fa01848..2759dc1cc525 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/vxlan.rst
+++ b/Documentation/networking/vxlan.rst
@@ -58,3 +58,31 @@ forwarding table using the new bridge command.
 3. Show forwarding table::
 
     # bridge fdb show dev vxlan0
+
+The following NIC features may indicate support for UDP tunnel-related
+offloads (most commonly VXLAN features, but support for a particular
+encapsulation protocol is NIC specific):
+
+ - `tx-udp_tnl-segmentation`
+ - `tx-udp_tnl-csum-segmentation`
+    ability to perform TCP segmentation offload of UDP encapsulated frames
+
+ - `rx-udp_tunnel-port-offload`
+    receive side parsing of UDP encapsulated frames which allows NICs to
+    perform protocol-aware offloads, like checksum validation offload of
+    inner frames (only needed by NICs without protocol-agnostic offloads)
+
+For devices supporting `rx-udp_tunnel-port-offload` the list of currently
+offloaded ports can be interrogated with `ethtool`::
+
+  $ ethtool --show-tunnels eth0
+  Tunnel information for eth0:
+    UDP port table 0:
+      Size: 4
+      Types: vxlan
+      No entries
+    UDP port table 1:
+      Size: 4
+      Types: geneve, vxlan-gpe
+      Entries (1):
+          port 1230, vxlan-gpe
-- 
2.26.2

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