[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-users] attach/detach on secondary process

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Wed Dec 13 22:00:48 CET 2017

13/12/2017 18:09, Stephen Hemminger:
> Many DPDK drivers require that setup and initialization be done by
> the primary process. This is mostly to avoid dealing with concurrency since
> there can be multiple secondary processes.

I think we should consider this limitation as a bug.
We must allow a secondary process to initialize a device.
The race in device creation must be fixed.

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