[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/2] tools: Add support for handling built-in kernel modules
pmatilai at redhat.com
Thu Jan 28 12:22:19 CET 2016
On 01/28/2016 01:17 PM, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> W dniu 26.01.2016 o 16:23, Thomas Monjalon pisze:
>> 2016-01-20 10:48, krytarowski at caviumnetworks.com:
>>> --- a/tools/dpdk_nic_bind.py
>>> +++ b/tools/dpdk_nic_bind.py
>>> - for line in loaded_mods:
>>> + try:
>>> + # Get list of syfs modules, some of them might be builtin
>>> and merge with mods
>> Please could you explain this comment?
>> Is it remaining from previous versions of the patch?
> Yes. It might be changed to:
> # Get list of sysfs modules (both built-in and dynamically loaded)
>>> + # special case for vfio_pci (module is named vfio-pci,
>>> + # but its .ko is named vfio_pci)
>> Isn't it common to have dash replaced by underscore for kernel modules?
> I retained the logic for special case of vfio-pci. At the moment
> (according to my knowledge) there are no other DPDK modules with this
> name replacement.
> I checked few example Linux modules and if a module is named with dash,
> it's being replaced to underscore. The modprobe(8) tool can accept both
> names as interchangeable (with dash and underscore).
> Would you like to make it a general rule and replace all dashes with
It would be nice to behave the same as modprobe wrt dash and underscore,
- Panu -
> Thank you
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