[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] qat: fix for VFs not getting recognized

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Mon Jun 20 14:59:21 CEST 2016

2016-06-17 15:12, Jerin Jacob:
> Thunderx nicvf also got the same problem when I rebased to
> dpdk-next-net/rel_16_07.
> The root cause for this issue is that, PCI CLASS_ID EAL add
> changeset(701c8d80c820461e8255dfb7387a09f0e54399f0)
> has taken care only the pci devices where id table is created
> For other devices, class_id comes as 0 instread of RTE_CLASS_ANY_ID and
> probe failes. To fix it,
> one option is to add RTE_CLASS_ANY_ID for the devices where pci id table is not
> created with RTE_PCI_DEVICE
> or
> somewhere in common-code in the initaization set if class_id = 0 then make it as
> RTE_CLASS_ANY_ID(Thats would be a hack).
> Seems like first option is correct-way to fix the problem? Any thoughts?

The best fix is to use RTE_PCI_DEVICE.
If we want to set the class id, we can add a new macro
	RTE_PCI_ID(class, vend, dev)
or maybe
	RTE_PCI_NET_ID(vend, dev) and RTE_PCI_CRYPTO_ID(vend, dev)

> looks like following devices does not exhibit this issue
> [dpdk-thunderx] $ grep -r "RTE_PCI_DEVICE" drivers/
> drivers/net/szedata2/rte_eth_szedata2.c:
> drivers/net/bnx2x/bnx2x_ethdev.c
> drivers/net/vmxnet3/vmxnet3_ethdev.c
> drivers/net/enic/enic_ethdev.c
> drivers/net/e1000/em_ethdev.c
> drivers/net/ena/ena_ethdev.c
> drivers/net/qede/qede_ethdev.c
> drivers/net/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethdev.c:#define RTE_PCI_DEV_ID_DECL_IXGBE(vend,
> drivers/net/virtio/virtio_ethdev.c:#define
> drivers/net/i40e/i40e_ethdev.c:vend,

Going further:

pci=$(git grep -l rte_pci drivers | cut -d/ -f3 | sort -u)
ok=$(git grep -l RTE_PCI_DEVICE drivers | cut -d/ -f3 | sort -u)
printf "$pci\n$ok\n$ok" | sort | uniq -u | sed '/^$/d'


It seems we need to fix qat, nfp and mlx.

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