[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/af_packet: add docs guide
ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Tue Dec 18 01:39:27 CET 2018
On 12/18/2018 12:31 AM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> On 12/17/2018 9:14 AM, Tiago Lam wrote:
>> As of commit 364e08f2bbc0, DPDK allows an aplication to send and receive
>> raw packets using an AF_PACKET and PACKET_MMAP, when using a Linux
>> Kernel. This complements it by adding a simple guide with the following
>> - An introduction, where a brief explanation of this driver is given,
>> pointing out the dependency on PACKET_MMAP;
>> - Which options are supported at configuration time, while setting up an
>> interface, and it's inherent limitations;
>> - What the prerequisites are;
>> - A command line example of how to set up a DPDK port using the
>> af_packet driver.
>> Since there's a dependency in PACKET_MMAP, the guide also points to the
>> original Kernel documentation, so the reader can get more details.
>> Signed-off-by: Tiago Lam <tiago.lam at intel.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
Applied to dpdk-next-net/master, thanks.
(mentioned changes applied while merging, please confirm)
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