[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v9] drivers/net:new PMD using tun/tap host interface

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Mon Nov 21 13:56:01 CET 2016

On 10/13/2016 11:03 PM, Keith Wiles wrote:
> The rte_eth_tap.c PMD creates a device using TUN/TAP interfaces
> on the local host. The PMD allows for DPDK and the host to
> communicate using a raw device interface on the host and in
> the DPDK application. The device created is a Tap device with
> a L2 packet header.
> v9 - Fix up the docs to use correct syntax
> v8 - Fix issue with tap_tx_queue_setup() not return zero on success.
> v7 - Reword the comment in common_base and fix the data->name issue
> v6 - fixed the checkpatch issues
> v5 - merge in changes from list review see related emails
>      fixed many minor edits
> v4 - merge with latest driver changes
> v3 - fix includes by removing ifdef for other type besides Linux
>      Fix the copyright notice in the Makefile
> v2 - merge all of the patches into one patch
>      Fix a typo on naming the tap device
>      Update the maintainers list
> Signed-off-by: Keith Wiles <keith.wiles at intel.com>
> ---

Just a reminder, this is a new PMD and waiting for community review.

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