[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update i40e PMD to support on windows

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Tue Feb 2 13:21:57 CET 2021

On 1/26/2021 11:03 PM, Pallavi Kadam wrote:
> Add documentation to support i40e PMD on Windows.
> Update the release notes and features list for the same.
> v2 changes:
> 	- updated doc/guides/nics/features/i40e.ini file
> 	- Replaced the name UIO with NetUIO
> Signed-off-by: Pallavi Kadam <pallavi.kadam at intel.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ranjit Menon <ranjit.menon at intel.com>


> @@ -75,6 +75,18 @@ Prerequisites
>         * In all cases Intel recommends using Intel Ethernet Optics; other modules
>           may function but are not validated by Intel. Contact Intel for supported media types.
> +Windows Prerequisites
> +---------------------
> +
> +- Follow the DPDK `Getting Started Guide for Windows <https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/windows_gsg/index.html>`_ to setup the basic DPDK environment.
> +
> +- Identify the Intel® Ethernet adapter and get the latest NVM/FW version.
> +
> +- To access any Intel® Ethernet hardware, load the NetUIO driver in place of existing built-in (inbox) driver.
> +
> +- To load NetUIO driver, follow the steps mentioned in `dpdk-kmods repository
> +  <https://browse.dpdk.org/dpdk-kmods/commit/?id=e28aabd882798f21b94918d4517621ce9e355269>`_.

Is the intention to reference the 'README.rst'? If so better to provide link for 
the documentation, instead of a specific commit, like:

And for long term, I guess we need a way to host 'dpdk-kmods' repo documentation.

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