[dpdk-dev] [RFC 9/9] usertools/lib: add GRUB utility library for hugepage config

Burakov, Anatoly anatoly.burakov at intel.com
Tue Jun 26 11:05:00 CEST 2018

On 26-Jun-18 2:09 AM, Kevin Wilson wrote:
> Hi, Anatoly,
> Thanks for these patches, good work.
> Regarding "update-grub": IIRC, this is Ubuntu specific command (and
> also used in Debian/Debian based flavors).
> In Fedora (RedHat based) recent distros, you use grub2-mkconfig
> instead (and there is no "update-grub", IIRC).
> If this is true, I would consider adding a comment in the commit log
> saying something like "it is for Ubuntu/Debian-based distros".
> So maybe in the future someone will add the python code which detects
> the OS (using lsb-release, etc) and, in case it is Fedora/RedHat
> distro, the grub2-mkconfig util
> will be invoked instead.
> Regards,
> KW

Hi Kevin,

It wasn't intended to be Ubuntu-specific - that's just what i developed 
this patchset on :) Of course, if we get to a v1 stage, this will be 
properly implemented to work on all distributions supported by DPDK.

Thanks for your feedback!


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