[dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH 0/7] RFC: EventDev Software PMD

Jerin Jacob jerin.jacob at caviumnetworks.com
Fri Nov 18 23:23:25 CET 2016

On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 10:05:07AM +0000, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> > 2) device stats API can be based on capability, HW implementations may not
> > support all the stats
> Yes, this is something we were thinking about. It would be nice if we
> could at least come up with a common set of stats - maybe even ones
> tracked at an eventdev API level, e.g. nb enqueues/dequeues. As well as
> that, we think the idea of an xstats API, like in ethdev, might work
> well. For our software implementation, having visibility into the
> scheduler behaviour can be important, so we'd like a way to report out
> things like internal queue depths etc.

Since these are not very generic hardware, I am not sure how much sense
to have generic stats API. But, Something similar to ethdev's xstat(any capability based)
the scheme works well. Look forward to seeing API proposal with common code.


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