[dpdk-dev] [RFC v2 00/23] Dynamic memory allocation for DPDK

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Tue Dec 19 16:46:35 CET 2017

On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:14:27 +0000
Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov at intel.com> 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.

What exact functionality is this patchset trying to enable.
It isn't clear what is broken now. Is it a cleanup or something that
is being motivated by memory layout issues?

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