[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/23] Dynamic memory allocation for DPDK
anatoly.burakov at intel.com
Tue Dec 19 12:15:01 CET 2017
On 19-Dec-17 11:04 AM, Anatoly Burakov wrote:
> This patchset introduces a prototype implementation of dynamic memory allocation
> for DPDK. It is intended to start a conversation and build consensus on the best
> way to implement this functionality. The patchset works well enough to pass all
> unit tests, and to work with traffic forwarding, provided the device drivers are
> adjusted to ensure contiguous memory allocation where it matters.
> The vast majority of changes are in the EAL and malloc, the external API
> disruption is minimal: a new set of API's are added for contiguous memory
> allocation (for rte_malloc and rte_memzone), and a few API additions in
> rte_memory. Every other API change is internal to EAL, and all of the memory
> allocation/freeing is handled through rte_malloc, with no externally visible
> API changes, aside from a call to get physmem layout, which no longer makes
> sense given that there are multiple memseg lists.
My apologies, this patchset was sent erroneously. Please look at the
version tagged as "RFC v2".
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