[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] app/pdump: fix pdump can't find the driver when compiled dpdk to shared libraries

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Fri Mar 10 13:56:29 CET 2017

2017-03-03 17:27, zhaozhanxu:
> When I compiled dpdk With configuration "CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB=y",
> I get error message "EAL: no driver found for net_pcap_rx_0" and
> "EAL: Driver cannot attach the device (net_pcap_rx_0)" by running pdump.
> So I add library librte_pmd_pcap.so.
> +	_LDLIBS-$(CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_PCAP) += -lrte_pmd_pcap
> +endif

The idea of having drivers as shared libraries is to use them as plugins.
We are not going to link the applications with every drivers.
Instead we load them explicitly with -d option.

Someone should document it in
Any volunteer?

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