[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 1/3] vhost: Add callback and private data for vhost PMD

Tetsuya Mukawa mukawa at igel.co.jp
Wed Jan 6 04:56:58 CET 2016

On 2015/12/29 6:59, Rich Lane wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 11:58 PM, Tetsuya Mukawa <mukawa at igel.co.jp> wrote:
>> Hi Rich and Yuanhan,
>> I guess we have 2 implementations here.
>> 1. rte_eth_vhost_get_queue_event() returns each event.
>> 2. rte_eth_vhost_get_queue_status() returns current status of the queues.
>> I guess option "2" is more generic manner to handle interrupts from
>> device driver.
>> In the case of option "1", if DPDK application doesn't call
>> rte_eth_vhost_get_queue_event(), the vhost PMD needs to keep all events.
>> This may exhaust memory.
> Option 1 can be implemented in constant space by only tracking the latest
> state of each
> queue. I pushed a rough implementation to https://github.com/rlane/dpdk
> vhost-queue-callback.
> One more example is current link status interrupt handling.

Hi Rich,

I appreciate your implementation.
I can understand what's your idea, and agree with it.

Hi Yuanhan,

What do you think his implementation?


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