[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] net/bonding: support bifurcated driver in eal cli using --vdev

Doherty, Declan declan.doherty at intel.com
Mon Oct 2 13:06:13 CEST 2017

On 20/09/2017 7:04 PM, Gowrishankar wrote:
> From: Gowrishankar Muthukrishnan <gowrishankar.m at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> At present, creating bonding devices using --vdev is broken for PMD like
> mlx5 as it is neither UIO nor VFIO based and hence PMD driver is unknown
> to find_port_id_by_pci_addr(), as below.
> testpmd <EAL args> --vdev 'net_bonding0,mode=1,slave=<PCI>,socket_id=0'
> PMD: bond_ethdev_parse_slave_port_kvarg(150) - Invalid slave port value
>   (<PCI ID>) specified
> EAL: Failed to parse slave ports for bonded device net_bonding0
> This patch fixes parsing PCI ID from bonding device params by verifying
> it in RTE PCI bus, rather than checking dev->kdrv.
> Fixes: eac901ce ("ethdev: decouple from PCI device")
> Signed-off-by: Gowrishankar Muthukrishnan <gowrishankar.m at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> ---
> v3:
>   - adapt rte_bus API (with suggestions from Declan and Gaëtan)

Acked-by: Declan Doherty <declan.doherty at intel.com>

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