[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/26] DPDK PMD for OCTEONTX NW device
jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com
Wed Oct 11 12:58:52 CEST 2017
> Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:35:27 +0200
> From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>
> To: Santosh Shukla <santosh.shukla at caviumnetworks.com>
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org, Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>,
> jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/26] DPDK PMD for OCTEONTX NW device
> 09/10/2017 04:07, Ferruh Yigit:
> > On 10/8/2017 1:44 PM, Santosh Shukla wrote:
> > > v2:
> > > Includes Minor changes like:
> > > - Incorporated minor review comment (Suggested y John)
> > > - Added correct pool handle ops name i.e. from mbuf-pool-ops to
> > > mbuf-pool-ops-name in the doc.
> > > - Rebased on Octeontx-fpavf v3 series and tested for same.
> > > - Refer: rebased (octeontx PMD + octeontx_fpavf mempool pmd) on upstream
> > > tip commit : 3fb1ea032bd6ff8317af5dac9af901f1f324cab4.
> > >
> > > v1:
> > > This patch set provides the initial version of DPDK PMD for the
> > > integrated NIC device found in Cavium OCTEONTX SoC(CN83xx) family.
> > >
> > > Introduction to OCTEONTX ARM processors can be found
> > > here: http://www.cavium.com/OCTEON-TX_ARM_Processors.html
> > >
> > > OCTEONTX SoC family has two types of NIC controllers,
> > > 1) nicvf HW, Which is more like traditional NIC(no NPU HW accelerators)
> > > http://dpdk.org/doc/guides/nics/thunderx.html
> > >
> > > 2) NIC controller, based on NPU like HW accelerated coprocessors, like
> > > HW assisted mempool manager, HW assisted packet scheduler, etc
> > >
> > > This driver adds support for the second type device and which will be
> > > used as HW implementation driver ethdev-eventdev Rx adapter 
> > >
> > > Implemented features and PMD documentation added
> > > in doc/guides/nics/features/octeontx.ini and doc/guides/nics/octeontx.rst
> > > respectively in this patch set.
> > >
> > > This driver has the dependency on:
> > > - IOVA infrastructure .
> > > - Dynamically configure mempool handle (ie.. --mbuf-pool-ops eal arg) .
> > > - Infrastructure to support octeontx HW mempool manager .
> > > - Cavium Octeontx external mempool driver 
> > > Git source repo for all above dependency patches located at .
> > >
> > > The series has three check patch issues:
> > > 1) 1 Error on Complex Macro (which I believe it cannot be fixed) # Patch 2
> > > 2) 1 Error on spacing while using gcc inline assembly(it is false positive) # patch 2
> > > 3) Added Co-authored-by: signature to reflect the patch authorship status instead
> > > of "Signed-off-by". It can be changed or the contributing guide can be
> > > updated based on the community feedback in v2.
> > >
> > >  http://dpdk.org/dev/patchwork/patch/24176/
> > >  http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2017-August/072871.html
> > >  http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2017-August/072910.html
> > >  http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2017-August/072892.html
> > >  http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/2017-August/073898.html
> > >  https://github.com/sshukla82/dpdk branch: mempool-v2
> > >  https://github.com/sshukla82/dpdk branch: octeontx-ona-pmd-v2
> > >
> > >
> > > Jerin Jacob (26):
> > > net/octeontx: add build infrastructure
> > > net/octeontx/base: add octeontx io operations
> > > event/octeontx: introduce specialized mbox message copy
> > > net/octeontx/base: add base BGX operations
> > > net/octeontx/base: add remaining BGX operations
> > > net/octeontx/base: probe PKI and PKO PCIe VF devices
> > > net/octeontx/base: add base PKI operations
> > > net/octeontx/base: add remaining PKI operations
> > > net/octeontx/base: add base PKO operations
> > > net/octeontx/base: add remaining PKO operations
> > > net/octeontx: add eth device probe and remove
> > > net/octeontx: create ethdev ports
> > > net/octeontx: add device configure
> > > net/octeontx: add device info
> > > net/octeontx: add link update
> > > net/octeontx: add promiscuous mode ops
> > > net/octeontx: add basic stats support
> > > net/octeontx: add MAC addr set op
> > > net/octeontx: add Rx queue setup and release ops
> > > net/octeontx: add Tx queue start and stop
> > > net/octeontx: add Tx queue setup and release ops
> > > net/octeontx: add packet transmit burst function
> > > net/octeontx: add packet receive burst function
> > > net/octeontx: add packet type parsing support
> > > net/octeontx: add start and stop support
> > > doc: add octeontx ethdev driver documentation
> > Series applied to dpdk-next-net/master, thanks.
> The tree dpdk-next-net cannot be pulled in master
> because this series is breaking 32-bit compilation with debug enabled.
> Two comments about logs in this driver:
> 1/ We must not accept some DEBUG configs anymore.
> Thanks to dynamic log configuration, we can avoid such compile-time options.
> The same mistake was done for OCTEONTX mempool.
> Please remove all these DEBUG config options for 17.11-rc2.
> 2/ When printing a 64-bit variable, %ld or %lx is wrong.
> You must use PRId64 or PRIx64.
> We have two options for this patchset.
> Either the compilation is fixed and squashed today, or it is removed from RC1.
> Hope you can fix it quickly.
I will send the patches to squash it.
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