[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 4/5] doc: add documentation for szedata2 PMD

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Tue Oct 27 19:00:59 CET 2015

2015-10-27 18:33, Matej Vido:
> 2015-10-26 16:09 GMT+01:00 Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com>:
> > SZEDATA2 is not a vdev. Is it possible to probe it as a standard PCI
> > device?
> >
> It would be possible to probe it as a standard PCI device, but as this
> szedata2 driver uses libsze2 library it needs to pass some parameters to
> the library and we thought that using vdev would be the easiest solution.
> Is there a way how to provide parameters to pdev driver?

No, but it could be added by working on unifying pdev and vdev.

> We also work on a new PMD which will eliminate dependencies on kernel
> modules and libsze2, and using this PMD COMBO card will be probed as a
> standard PCI device.

I think it's better to wait for your new implementation.
It would be nice to have it in the release 2.2.
Do you think it could be submitted in the coming weeks?

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