Report: Comparison sections - added alternative note when bad ucode results are publi... 83/25083/3
authorMaciek Konstantynowicz <mkonstan@cisco.com>
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 11:33:44 +0000 (11:33 +0000)
committerTibor Frank <tifrank@cisco.com>
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:36:53 +0000 (13:36 +0000)
Change-Id: I49c83eda5b4e200714783b695a1db80ed48e8027
Signed-off-by: Maciek Konstantynowicz <mkonstan@cisco.com>
docs/report/dpdk_performance_tests/comparisons/index.rst
docs/report/vpp_performance_tests/comparisons/index.rst

index 0281318..368136b 100644 (file)
@@ -6,6 +6,19 @@
 Comparisons
 ===========
 
+..
+    // Alternative Note for 1st Bullet when bad microcode Skx, Clx results are published
+    note::
+    L3fwd throughput drop in the current release in comparison to previous
+    releases **on Intel Xeon 2n-skx, 3n-skx and 2n-clx testbeds**: L3fwd
+    performance test data shows lower performance and behaviour
+    inconsistency of these systems following the recent upgrade of
+    processor microcode packages (skx ucode 0x2000064, clx ucode
+    0x500002c) as part of updating Ubuntu 18.04 LTS kernel version.
+    Tested VPP and DPDK applications (L3fwd) are affected. Skx and Clx
+    test data will be corrected in subsequent maintenance report
+    version(s) once the issue is resolved. See :ref:`vpp_known_issues`.
+
 .. toctree::
 
     current_vs_previous_release
index 5d5e50b..4511a3e 100644 (file)
@@ -8,6 +8,19 @@
 Comparisons
 ===========
 
+..
+    // Alternative Note for 1st Bullet when bad microcode Skx, Clx results are published
+    note::
+    VPP throughput drop in the current release in comparison to previous
+    releases **on Intel Xeon 2n-skx, 3n-skx and 2n-clx testbeds**: VPP
+    performance test data shows lower performance and behaviour
+    inconsistency of these systems following the recent upgrade of
+    processor microcode packages (skx ucode 0x2000064, clx ucode
+    0x500002c) as part of updating Ubuntu 18.04 LTS kernel version.
+    Tested VPP and DPDK applications (L3fwd) are affected. Skx and Clx
+    test data will be corrected in subsequent maintenance report
+    version(s) once the issue is resolved. See :ref:`vpp_known_issues`.
+
 .. toctree::
 
     current_vs_previous_release

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