[dpdk-dev] [PATCH RFC 0/3] only call iopl when necessary

Xie, Huawei huawei.xie at intel.com
Wed Aug 27 12:09:37 CEST 2014

ok,  as long as we ensure with virtio PMD, the parent DPDK process has the iopl  permission so that all child threads inherits the permission.

From: David Marchand [mailto:david.marchand at 6wind.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:05 PM
To: Xie, Huawei
Cc: dev at dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH RFC 0/3] only call iopl when necessary

On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:57 AM, Xie, Huawei <huawei.xie at intel.com<mailto:huawei.xie at intel.com>> wrote:
That is ok. If virtio PMD is a dynamic linked library, is it possible that virtio PMD is loaded later?

The shared library are loaded through -d option, which are loaded just before the call to rte_eal_dev_init().

David Marchand

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