[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] app/testpmd Fix max_socket detection

Stephen Hurd shurd at broadcom.com
Fri Jan 15 01:59:37 CET 2016

Yes, this is cause a bug which prevents cross-socket testing... per michael.qiu at intel.com on Fri 12/18/2015 5:33 PM  (unable to find email on the list)

>> Hi, Stephen
>> I just see this patch and found some issue with it.
>> When I start testpmd with -c 0x3 but with socket-num 1, that means run
>> lcore in socket 0, but want hugepage allocated in socket 1, in previous,
>> it works, I don't know why you force it in the socket lcore locates.I
>> would like to give a warning instead of failure. just like before:
>> EAL: Requesting 512 pages of size 2MB from socket 1
>> EAL: TSC frequency is ~2294689 KHz
>> EAL: WARNING: Master core has no memory on local socket!
>> After your patch:
>> EAL: No probed ethernet devices
>> Interactive-mode selected
>> EAL: Error - exiting with code: 1
>>  Cause: The socket number should be < 1

His example command was:
./testpmd -c 0x3 -n 4 -- -i -socket-num=1

-- Stephen Hurd

-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce Richardson [mailto:bruce.richardson at intel.com] 
Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 5:44 AM
To: Stephen Hurd
Cc: dev at dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] app/testpmd Fix max_socket detection

On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 02:23:36PM -0800, Stephen Hurd wrote:
> Previously, max_socket was set to the highest numbered socket with
> an enabled lcore.  The intent is to set it to the highest socket
> regardless of it being enabled.

Can you clarify why this changes is necessary? Is it causing a bug somewhere?


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