[Bug 1735248] Re: HW offload support for set actions

Launchpad Bug Tracker 1735248 at bugs.launchpad.net
Thu Feb 8 21:08:07 UTC 2018

This bug was fixed in the package openvswitch - 2.9.0~git20180205

openvswitch (2.9.0~git20180205.5a39582ca-0ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * Snapshot from branch-2.9 (LP: #1735248, LP: #1686406, LP: #1709272):
    - d/p/dpif-kernel-gre-mtu-workaround.patch,
      d/p/ovs-netdev-dpdk-17.11-upgrade.patch: Drop, included upstream.
  * d/control: Switch BD's to python{3}-all-dev to enable json native
    extensions (LP: #1672522).
  * d/control,rules,openvswitch-doc.*: Add documentation (LP: #965283).
  * Misc tidy of packaging:
    - d/*: wrap-and-sort -bast.
    - d/control: Priority optional->extra.
    - d/openvswitch-doc.doc-base: Update Section.
    - d/copyright: Pick machine formatted version from Debian
      (thanks Thomas).
    - d/control: Add missing depends on lsb-release.

 -- James Page <james.page at ubuntu.com>  Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:12:07 +0000

** Changed in: openvswitch (Ubuntu)
       Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released

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  HW offload support for set actions

Status in openvswitch package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:

  As of v2.8 Open vSwitch may program flows into the kernel and hardware
  using TC-Flower. This is a mechanism to allow acceleration of OvS
  using hardware such as Netronome SmartNICs.

  The scope of this bug is to add set-action support to TC-based offload
  of Open vSwitch.


  Accepted upstream for inclusion in v2.9.

  Upstream patches:

  a7ce5b852911 tc: Send csum action only if we need to update csum
  fbaf1bf9ef69 tc: Fix wrong struct variable order
  518bbe9971e4 netdev-tc-offloads: Remove redundant loop handling ovs action set
  e13bbbab3cf8 netdev-tc-offloads: Remove redundant brackets
  d6118e628988 netdev-tc-offloads: Verify csum flags on dump from tc
  408671c4655e netdev-tc-offloads: Fix accidental skipping of extended pedit keys
  6e1a6bfd9977 netdev-tc-offloads: Fix travis compilation error

  1ae83bb20677 netdev-tc-offloads: Add support for action set
  8ada482bbe19 tc: Add header rewrite using tc pedit action
  0aee3827559b odp-util: Expose ovs flow key attr len table for reuse
  e5b1657e6f67 compat: Add act_pedit compatibility for old kernels

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