[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3 1/2] bus/pci: add Mellanox kernel driver type

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Tue Jun 4 00:39:38 CEST 2019


02/05/2019 11:07, Yongseok Koh:
> When checking RTE_PCI_DRV_IOVA_AS_VA flag to determine IOVA mode,
> pci_one_device_has_iova_va() returns true only if kernel driver of the
> device is vfio. However, Mellanox mlx4/5 PMD doesn't need to be detached
> from kernel driver and attached to VFIO/UIO. Control path still goes
> through the existing kernel driver, which is mlx4_core/mlx5_core. In order
> to make RTE_PCI_DRV_IOVA_AS_VA effective for mlx4/mlx5 PMD, a new kernel
> driver type has to be introduced.
> 
> Cc: stable at dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Yongseok Koh <yskoh at mellanox.com>

Applied, thanks





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