[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 08/12] bus/vdev: scan and probe vdev in secondary processes
jianfeng.tan at intel.com
Mon Oct 9 03:08:37 CEST 2017
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> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 08/12] bus/vdev: scan and probe vdev in
> secondary processes
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 3:55 PM, Jianfeng Tan <jianfeng.tan at intel.com>
> > Base on primary/secondary communication channel, we add vdev action
> > to scan virtual devices in secondary processes.
> This doesn't need to be in vdev. You application could just hotplug
> the drivers with exactly the same parameters as the primary process.
> The driver need to be aware of the primary/secondary process split
This patch can make sure the virtual devices can be discovered and attached automatically by the secondary process. Of course, we can also add parameter to indicate if a vdev expects to be discovered and initialized automatically.
How do you think?
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