[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 20/21] doc: add external memory feature to the release notes
anatoly.burakov at intel.com
Mon Oct 1 13:05:09 CEST 2018
Document the addition of external memory support to DPDK.
Signed-off-by: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov at intel.com>
doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
index 5065ec1af..4248ff4f9 100644
@@ -67,6 +67,11 @@ New Features
SR-IOV option in Hyper-V and Azure. This is an alternative to the previous
vdev_netvsc, tap, and failsafe drivers combination.
+* **Added support for using externally allocated memory in DPDK.**
+ DPDK has gained support for creating new ``rte_malloc`` heaps referencing
+ memory that was created outside of DPDK's own page allocator, and using that
+ memory natively with any other DPDK library or data structure.
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