[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] kni: remove ethtool support

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Wed May 29 23:44:25 CEST 2019


24/05/2019 21:27, Neil Horman:
> On Fri, May 24, 2019 at 05:55:20PM +0100, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> > Current design requires kernel drivers and they need to be probed by
> > Linux up to some level so that they can be usable by DPDK for ethtool
> > support, this requires maintaining the Linux drivers in DPDK.
> > 
> > Also ethtool support is limited and hard, if not impossible, to expand
> > to other PMDs.
> > 
> > Since KNI ethtool support is not used commonly, if not used at all,
> > removing the support for the sake of simplicity and maintenance.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>
> > Acked-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>
> Acked-by: Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>
Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>

Applied, thanks, that's a very big cleanup!
	67 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 64154 deletions(-)





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