#fdio-meeting: FD.io CSIT Project Meeting

Meeting started by mackonstan at 14:04:28 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

  1. Agenda bashing (mackonstan, 14:05:00)
    1. Tibor Frank (tifrank, 14:07:35)
    2. Big thanks to Fan for all the contributions to CSIT and VPP, and for representing Intel in CSIT call (mackonstan, 14:07:39)
    3. Fan introducing Kai from Intel who will be working with CSIT (mackonstan, 14:08:09)
    4. mackonstan (mackonstan, 14:08:20)
    5. Fan Zhang (fan_zhang, 14:08:59)
    6. Kai, introduction, working on crypto and will be taking over from Fan (mackonstan, 14:10:57)

  2. Inputs from projects - VPP (mackonstan, 14:11:23)
    1. Andrew, performance improvements in ipsec, punted to next vpp rls (mackonstan, 14:11:45)
    2. Andrew, rc1 is next week (mackonstan, 14:12:23)

  3. Inputs from projects - TSC (mackonstan, 14:12:31)
    1. Maciek, Dave, Casey - working on CAPEX budget submission - expecting to have the same (mackonstan, 14:13:44)

  4. move to Ubuntu 22.04 - status check (mackonstan, 14:14:48)
    1. Peter, perf testbeds - all done but 3n-snr (mackonstan, 14:15:37)
    2. Peter, vpp_device - images are done, host kept at ubuntu 20.04 for time being, will be looking to touch the hosts next week (mackonstan, 14:16:55)

  5. Intel FVL/CVL driver compatibility matrix (mackonstan, 14:21:16)
    1. re VPP AVF incompatibility - patch 37079 by Mohammed H seemed to have fix it based on trending data (mackonstan, 14:22:23)

  6. CSIT-2210 (mackonstan, 14:23:21)
    1. Peter, 3n-snr - already running ubuntu 22.04, having issues with getting packets flowing e2e, working with Intel contacts. (mackonstan, 14:25:59)
    2. Peter, issue related to inability to set MAC addresses in the built-in NICs (defaults are invalid). (mackonstan, 14:27:55)
    3. Fan, Kai, offering to help - connect offline with Peter. (mackonstan, 14:28:54)

  7. Lab extension proposal (mackonstan, 14:29:26)
    1. Maciek, 2022: decommission 2n-skx, 3n-skx (mackonstan, 14:30:12)
    2. Maciek, 2022: add mlx 2p100gbe to icx testbeds, 2n-spr (mackonstan, 14:31:00)
    3. Maciek, 2023: add spr tg, 2n-icxd? (intel), 2n-octeon10-dpu (arm), 2n-zn3 (amd) (mackonstan, 14:31:48)
    4. Juraj LinkeŇ° (jurajlinkes, 14:31:56)
    5. Juraj, dpdk tests are failing on 3n-alt testbed, not reproducible in Arm labs, unclear if it's SW or HW issue (mackonstan, 14:34:57)
    6. Juraj, would like to upgrade NIC FW (xl710 2p40GE), requires moving them to x86 machine to do the upgrade (mackonstan, 14:37:26)
    7. Peter, recommend to use one of the skx servers that are running any production tests (mackonstan, 14:38:55)
    8. Juraj, more specifically it is the testpmd-dpdk tests that are failing, l3fwd-dpdk and vpp-dpdk tests are working fine (mackonstan, 14:42:02)

  8. Virtual Infrastructure, CI/CD (mackonstan, 14:42:57)
  9. Environment, Framework (mackonstan, 14:43:16)
  10. Trending (mackonstan, 14:43:33)
    1. Viliam, one new issue 3n-icx, gtpu and wireguard tests requiring e810 4p25GE and 2p100GE on VPP/SUT are not reliable, as those NICs are wired to e810 NICs on TG, and e810 is not still not supported by DPDK driver and TRex combination (mackonstan, 14:54:05)
    2. Fan, Maciek, Intel team confirmed work is needed to address functionality required by TRex in DPDK ICE driver, and it is not expected to be available in the next dpdk v22.11 rls, current target is dpdk v23.02 rls (mackonstan, 14:59:56)
    3. Maciek, Peter, Viliam, investigate options to replace e810 4p25ge nics on trex machines in icx testbeds with 2p25ge fvl xxv710 (mackonstan, 15:00:31)


Meeting ended at 15:00:35 UTC (full logs).

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