[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/9] pci cleanup and blacklist rework

David Marchand david.marchand at 6wind.com
Wed Jan 27 14:07:59 CET 2016

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 4:27 PM, David Marchand
<david.marchand at 6wind.com> wrote:
> The 4th patch introduces a change in linux eal.
> Before, if a pci device was bound to no kernel driver, eal would set kdrv
> to "unknown". With this change, kdrv is set to "none".
> This might make it possible to avoid the old issue of virtio devices being
> used by dpdk while still bound to kernel driver reported by Franck B..
> I'll let virtio guys look at this.
> At the very least, it makes more sense to me.

Ok, actually, I had forgotten that Huawei had already sent a similar change [1].
So I suppose this patch commitlog is wrong, but the patch itself is
still worth for the cleanup.

Thomas, I suppose you will integrate Huawei patches first.
Then I will rebase and fix the commitlog.

[1] http://dpdk.org/dev/patchwork/patch/9718/

David Marchand

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