[dpdk-dev] [RFC 0/2] slow data path communication between DPDK port and Linux
bruce.richardson at intel.com
Sat Jan 23 17:14:24 CET 2016
On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 06:15:40PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 2016-01-22 16:56, Ferruh Yigit:
> > On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 05:31:45PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > > Hi Ferruh,
> > >
> > > Not commenting the implementation, just the method.
> > >
> > > 2016-01-22 16:00, Ferruh Yigit:
> > > > This is slow data path communication implementation based on existing KNI.
> > > > Difference is: librte_kni converted into a PMD, kdp kernel module is almost
> > > > same except all control path functionality removed and some simplification done.
> > >
> > > Is there a chance to submit such kernel module on LKML instead of DPDK?
> > > We should avoid maintaining some out-of-tree modules.
> > The ones I have sent are not generic enough to be in Linux tree.
> I've not read the details.
> What is missing to be generic?
> > We already maintain kni kernel module,
> Yes it is painful and not accepted in some Linux distros.
> > these patches are part of effort to make
> > kni more maintainable, by separation of concerns, removing network drivers from it,
> > and simplifying some of code.
> Your patch is not removing KNI unfortunately ;)
One step at a time. :-) I think we all want to get there.
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