[dpdk-users] [dpdk-dev] Problem running dpdk-qat example in SR-IOV mode

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Feb 23 17:43:16 CET 2017

2017-02-23 16:18, De Lara Guarch, Pablo:
> > From: Thomas Monjalon
> > 2017-02-20 11:53, Trahe, Fiona:
> > > The dpdk-qat example app is an earlier mechanism of wrapping a QAT
> > driver into DPDK - it's not using the cryptodev API, and depends on both a
> > kernel driver and user-space libs from a QAT package.
> > > Unless you have a really good reason for using this (like you wanted to
> > use the older Cave Creek device) I would recommend you use the cryptodev
> > API.
> > 
> > Could we remove this obsolete example?
> This is a good point. How can we proceed with this? As it is a sample application,
> does it require a deprecation notice?

I don't think so.
You just have to send a patch.

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