[dpdk-dev] BUG - KNI broken in 4.2 kernel
De Lara Guarch, Pablo
pablo.de.lara.guarch at intel.com
Thu Aug 27 11:58:12 CEST 2015
Hi Thomas, Stephen
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Thomas Monjalon
> Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:42 AM
> To: Stephen Hemminger
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] BUG - KNI broken in 4.2 kernel
> 2015-08-26 17:15, Stephen Hemminger:
> > The network device ops handles changed again.
> > Does KNI really need to keep yet another copy of the Intel driver code.
> > There already are 4 versions:
> > 1. Out-of tree base driver
> > 2. In-kernel mainline Linux driver
> > 3. DPDK driver
> > 4. KNI DPDK driver
> You forgot the BSD drivers and probably others.
> > No wonder they can't stay in sync.
> A patch to remove igb/ixgbe drivers from KNI would be welcome.
I have a patch ready to submit, I was just waiting for the kernel 4.2 to be released.
I will send the patch anyway, as the kernel is almost stable now (RC8),
so DPDK will not be broken when kernel is released.
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