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Date:   Mon, 21 Dec 2020 14:11:34 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Nick Lowe <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] igb: Enable RSS for Intel I211 Ethernet Controller

On Mon, 21 Dec 2020 19:15:49 +0000 Nick Lowe wrote:
> The Intel I211 Ethernet Controller supports 2 Receive Side Scaling (RSS) queues.
> It should not be excluded from having this feature enabled.
> Via commit c883de9fd787b6f49bf825f3de3601aeb78a7114
> E1000_MRQC_ENABLE_RSS_4Q was renamed to E1000_MRQC_ENABLE_RSS_MQ to
> indicate that this is a generic bit flag to enable queues and not
> a flag that is specific to devices that support 4 queues
> The bit flag enables 2, 4 or 8 queues appropriately depending on the part.
> Tested with a multicore CPU and frames were then distributed as expected.
> This issue appears to have been introduced because of confusion caused
> by the prior name.
> Signed-off-by: Nick Lowe <>

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