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Date:   Tue, 3 Aug 2021 07:45:13 -0400
From:   Jamal Hadi Salim <>
To:     Simon Horman <>
Cc:     Vlad Buslov <>,
        David Miller <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Cong Wang <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>,,, Baowen Zheng <>,
        Louis Peens <>,
        Ido Schimmel <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>, Roopa Prabhu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/3] flow_offload: allow user to offload tc
 action to net device

On 2021-08-03 7:36 a.m., Simon Horman wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 03, 2021 at 06:14:08AM -0400, Jamal Hadi Salim wrote:
>> On 2021-07-30 9:20 a.m., Simon Horman wrote:


>> Example of something you could show was adding a policer,
>> like so:
>> tc actions add action ... skip_sw...
>> then show get or dump showing things in h/w.
>> And del..
>> And i certainly hope that the above works and it is
>> not meant just for the consumption of some OVS use
>> case.
> I agree it would be useful to include a tc cli example in the cover letter.
> I'll see about making that so in v2.

Thanks. That will remove 95% of my commentary.
Check my other comment on the user space notification.
I was just looking at the way classifiers handle things from this
perspective and they dont return to cls_api until completion so
the notification gets sent after both h/w and software succeed...


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