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Date:   Tue, 5 Jul 2022 11:54:08 +0200
From:   Marcin Szycik <>
To:     Guillaume Nault <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH net-next v3 4/4] ice: Add support for PPPoE hardware

On 01-Jul-22 18:12, Marcin Szycik wrote:
> On 01-Jul-22 01:12, Guillaume Nault wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2022 at 04:38:59PM +0200, Marcin Szycik wrote:
>>> Add support for creating PPPoE filters in switchdev mode. Add support
>>> for parsing PPPoE and PPP-specific tc options: pppoe_sid and ppp_proto.
>>> Example filter:
>>> tc filter add dev $PF1 ingress protocol ppp_ses prio 1 flower pppoe_sid \
>>>     1234 ppp_proto ip skip_sw action mirred egress redirect dev $VF1_PR
>>> Changes in iproute2 are required to use the new fields.
>>> ICE COMMS DDP package is required to create a filter as it contains PPPoE
>>> profiles. Added a warning message when loaded DDP package does not contain
>>> required profiles.
>>> Note: currently matching on vlan + PPPoE fields is not supported. Patch [0]
>>> will add this feature.
>>> [0]
>> Out of curiosity, can ice direct PPPoE Session packets to different
>> queues with RSS (based on the session ID)?
> Hardware should support it, but I'm not sure if it's possible with the current driver and how to configure it. I'll try to find out.

>From what I understand, currently it's not possible to configure RSS for PPPoE session id, because ethtool does not support PPPoE.

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