[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2.3] tools/dpdk_nic_bind.py: Verbosely warn the user on bind

David Marchand david.marchand at 6wind.com
Tue Jan 26 21:21:29 CET 2016

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Thomas Monjalon
<thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com> wrote:
> 2015-12-11 11:20, Aaron Conole:
>> DPDK ports are only detected during the EAL initialization. After that, any
>> new DPDK ports which are bound will not be visible to the application.
>> The dpdk_nic_bind.py can be a bit more helpful to let users know that DPDK
>> enabled applications will not find rebound ports until after they have been
>> restarted.
> I think it's better to improve hotplug and allow hot binding.
> A work is in progress towards this direction.
> David, can you confirm?

I intend to provide some rfc patches later this week, for next release.

David Marchand

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