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authorJohn Fastabend <john.r.fastabend@intel.com>2013-11-06 09:54:46 -0800
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2013-11-07 19:11:41 -0500
commita6cc0cfa72e0b6d9f2c8fd858aacc32313c4f272 (patch)
tree310baaaa6df9798431aeb75ab6df1f13feee81c2 /include/linux/netdevice.h
parent1ec4864b10171b0691ee196d7006ae56d2c153f2 (diff)
net: Add layer 2 hardware acceleration operations for macvlan devices
Add a operations structure that allows a network interface to export the fact that it supports package forwarding in hardware between physical interfaces and other mac layer devices assigned to it (such as macvlans). This operaions structure can be used by virtual mac devices to bypass software switching so that forwarding can be done in hardware more efficiently. Signed-off-by: John Fastabend <john.r.fastabend@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> CC: Andy Gospodarek <andy@greyhouse.net> CC: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux/netdevice.h')
-rw-r--r--include/linux/netdevice.h36
1 files changed, 35 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/netdevice.h b/include/linux/netdevice.h
index b6f6efbcfc74..15fa01c9a3bf 100644
--- a/include/linux/netdevice.h
+++ b/include/linux/netdevice.h
@@ -962,6 +962,25 @@ struct netdev_phys_port_id {
* Called by vxlan to notify the driver about a UDP port and socket
* address family that vxlan is not listening to anymore. The operation
* is protected by the vxlan_net->sock_lock.
+ *
+ * void* (*ndo_dfwd_add_station)(struct net_device *pdev,
+ * struct net_device *dev)
+ * Called by upper layer devices to accelerate switching or other
+ * station functionality into hardware. 'pdev is the lowerdev
+ * to use for the offload and 'dev' is the net device that will
+ * back the offload. Returns a pointer to the private structure
+ * the upper layer will maintain.
+ * void (*ndo_dfwd_del_station)(struct net_device *pdev, void *priv)
+ * Called by upper layer device to delete the station created
+ * by 'ndo_dfwd_add_station'. 'pdev' is the net device backing
+ * the station and priv is the structure returned by the add
+ * operation.
+ * netdev_tx_t (*ndo_dfwd_start_xmit)(struct sk_buff *skb,
+ * struct net_device *dev,
+ * void *priv);
+ * Callback to use for xmit over the accelerated station. This
+ * is used in place of ndo_start_xmit on accelerated net
+ * devices.
*/
struct net_device_ops {
int (*ndo_init)(struct net_device *dev);
@@ -1098,6 +1117,15 @@ struct net_device_ops {
void (*ndo_del_vxlan_port)(struct net_device *dev,
sa_family_t sa_family,
__be16 port);
+
+ void* (*ndo_dfwd_add_station)(struct net_device *pdev,
+ struct net_device *dev);
+ void (*ndo_dfwd_del_station)(struct net_device *pdev,
+ void *priv);
+
+ netdev_tx_t (*ndo_dfwd_start_xmit) (struct sk_buff *skb,
+ struct net_device *dev,
+ void *priv);
};
/*
@@ -1195,6 +1223,7 @@ struct net_device {
/* Management operations */
const struct net_device_ops *netdev_ops;
const struct ethtool_ops *ethtool_ops;
+ const struct forwarding_accel_ops *fwd_ops;
/* Hardware header description */
const struct header_ops *header_ops;
@@ -2388,7 +2417,7 @@ int dev_change_carrier(struct net_device *, bool new_carrier);
int dev_get_phys_port_id(struct net_device *dev,
struct netdev_phys_port_id *ppid);
int dev_hard_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev,
- struct netdev_queue *txq);
+ struct netdev_queue *txq, void *accel_priv);
int dev_forward_skb(struct net_device *dev, struct sk_buff *skb);
extern int netdev_budget;
@@ -2967,6 +2996,11 @@ static inline void netif_set_gso_max_size(struct net_device *dev,
dev->gso_max_size = size;
}
+static inline bool netif_is_macvlan(struct net_device *dev)
+{
+ return dev->priv_flags & IFF_MACVLAN;
+}
+
static inline bool netif_is_bond_master(struct net_device *dev)
{
return dev->flags & IFF_MASTER && dev->priv_flags & IFF_BONDING;

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