[ethtool,3/3] ethtool.8: Document RSS context control and RSS filters

Message ID 7c117681-0c87-2ef1-e41d-2a70690741f6@solarflare.com
State New
Delegated to: John Linville
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  • RSS ntuple filters
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Commit Message

Edward Cree March 9, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Edward Cree <ecree@solarflare.com>
 ethtool.8.in | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)


diff --git a/ethtool.8.in b/ethtool.8.in
index 690e55e..99ac62f 100644
--- a/ethtool.8.in
+++ b/ethtool.8.in
@@ -274,6 +274,7 @@  ethtool \- query or control network driver and hardware settings
 .BM user\-def
 .RB [ dst-mac \ \*(MA\ [ m \ \*(MA]]
 .BN action
+.BN context
 .BN loc
 .RB |
@@ -303,6 +304,10 @@  ethtool \- query or control network driver and hardware settings
 .RB ...\ | \ default \ ]
 .RB [ hfunc
+.RB [ context
+.RB |\  new ]
+.RB [ delete ]
 .B ethtool \-f|\-\-flash
 .I devname file
@@ -868,6 +873,13 @@  lB	l.
 0 or higher	Rx queue to route the flow
+.BI context \ N
+Specifies the RSS context to spread packets over multiple queues; either
+.B 0
+for the default RSS context, or a value returned by
+.BI ethtool\ -X\  ... \ context
+.BR new .
 .BI vf \ N
 Specifies the Virtual Function the filter applies to. Not compatible with action.
@@ -925,6 +937,22 @@  must be non-zero and must not exceed the size of the indirection table.
 .BI default
 Sets the receive flow hash indirection table to its default value.
+\fBcontext \fICTX\fR | \fBnew\fR
+Specifies an RSS context to act on; either 
+.B new 
+to allocate a new RSS context, or
+.IR CTX , 
+a value returned by a previous 
+.IB ... \ context 
+.BR new .
+.B delete
+Delete the specified RSS context.  May only be used in conjunction with 
+.B context 
+and a non-zero 
+.I CTX 
 .B \-f \-\-flash