[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/5] ethdev: redesign link speed config API

Ananyev, Konstantin konstantin.ananyev at intel.com
Fri Jan 29 10:47:29 CET 2016

Hi Thomas,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 29, 2016 9:38 AM
> To: Ananyev, Konstantin
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org; Marc Sune; Lu, Wenzhuo; Zhang, Helin; Harish Patil; Chen, Jing D; Mcnamara, John
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v7 3/5] ethdev: redesign link speed config API
> 2016-01-29 09:24, Ananyev, Konstantin:
> > Can you avoid modifications in the e1000/base code?
> > We do not modify (and maintain) that part on our own.
> > Instead we take it straight from Intel ND.
> > So if you feel like these changes are really necessary - please submit a patch
> > to ND first, and if your changes will be applied, will pick it up from them.
> I was not aware we can submit a change to ND for Intel base drivers.
> What is the procedure please?

I meant not to the ND directly, but probably to the freebsd e1000 kernel driver.
As I remember, that is the closest one to what we have.
>From my understanding (I might be wrong here):
If they will be accepted, we should see these changes In next code drops from ND.

> May it be documented in the DPDK doc?

> Thanks

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