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From: Xiaoyu Min <jackmin@mellanox.com>
To: jerinjacobk@gmail.com, orika@mellanox.com,
	viacheslavo@mellanox.com, matan@mellanox.com,
	rasland@mellanox.com, Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, Xueming Li <xuemingl@mellanox.com>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/5] doc: update mlx5 document for flow dump feature
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:56:03 +0200
Message-ID: <5cc8ffa12cc151fa04ede3d15138d47455f0ced2.1579257283.git.jackmin@mellanox.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1579257283.git.jackmin@mellanox.com>

From: Xueming Li <xuemingl@mellanox.com>

Guide of mlx5 is updated on how to dump HW flows.

Signed-off-by: Xueming Li <xuemingl@mellanox.com>
Signed-off-by: Xiaoyu Min <jackmin@mellanox.com>
---
 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index 92228d3cca..e6d09521e2 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -1316,3 +1316,31 @@ ConnectX-4/ConnectX-5/ConnectX-6/BlueField devices managed by librte_pmd_mlx5.
       Port 3 Link Up - speed 10000 Mbps - full-duplex
       Done
       testpmd>
+
+HowTo dump flows
+----------------
+
+This section demonstrates how to dump flows. Currently, it's possible to dump
+all flows with assistence of external tools.
+
+#. 2 ways to get flow raw file:
+
+   - Using testpmd CLI:
+
+   .. code-block:: console
+
+       testpmd> flow dump <port> <output_file>
+
+   - call rte_flow_dev_dump api:
+
+   .. code-block:: console
+
+       rte_flow_dev_dump(port, file, NULL);
+
+#. Dump humanreadable flows from raw file:
+
+   Get flow parsing tool from: https://github.com/Mellanox/mlx_steering_dump
+
+   .. code-block:: console
+
+       mlx_steering_dump.py -f <output_file>
-- 
2.24.1


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Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-16 10:14 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/5] ethdev: add API to dump device internal flow info Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-16 10:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/5] " Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-16 10:37   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-01-16 13:29     ` Ori Kam
2020-01-16 20:37   ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-16 22:56     ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-01-17  9:20       ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-16 10:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/5] net/mlx5: support flow dump API Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-16 10:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/5] app/testpmd: new flow dump CLI Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-16 14:10   ` Ori Kam
2020-01-16 10:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 4/5] net/mlx5: add socket server for external tools Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17  8:47   ` Slava Ovsiienko
2020-01-17  9:01     ` Jack Min
2020-01-16 10:14 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 5/5] doc: update mlx5 document for flow dump feature Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17 11:55 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/5] ethdev: add API to dump device internal flow info Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17 11:55   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/5] " Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17 19:26     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-17 11:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/5] net/mlx5: support flow dump API Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17 11:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 3/5] app/testpmd: new flow dump CLI Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17 11:56   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/5] net/mlx5: add socket server for external tools Xiaoyu Min
2020-01-17 11:56   ` Xiaoyu Min [this message]
2020-01-17 19:26   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 0/5] ethdev: add API to dump device internal flow info Ferruh Yigit
2020-01-19 21:08     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-01-20  1:40       ` Jack Min

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