[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 6/13] net/ionic: clean up Tx queue version support

Andrew Boyer aboyer at pensando.io
Fri Feb 5 21:26:00 CET 2021



> On Feb 5, 2021, at 3:20 PM, Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net> wrote:
> 
> 29/01/2021 23:44, Andrew Boyer:
>> The ionic PMD only supports Tx queue version 1 or greater.
>> Version 1 introduced a new SGL format with support for more
>> fragments per descriptor.
>> 
>> Add release notes and an explanation to the docs.
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Andrew Boyer <aboyer at pensando.io>
>> ---
>> +* **Updated the Pensando ionic driver.**
>> +
>> +  Updated the Pensando ionic driver with new features and improvements, including:
>> +
>> +  * Fixed bugs related to link autonegotiation.
>> +  * Fixed bugs related to port start/stop and queue start/stop.
>> +  * Added support for probing the supported queue versions. Note that
>> +    extremely old (pre-1.0) firmware will no longer be usable with the PMD.
>> +  * Removed unused code.
>> +  * Reduced device startup time.
> 
> Most of these items are unrelated to the rest of the patch.
> And in general we don't mention cleanup and fixes in "New Features".
> Actually we don't mention such minor things in the release notes.
> 

It describes all of the changes that went in for this release.

Please feel free to remove any you feel are inappropriate - or send me a list and I will send a patch.

Thanks,
Andrew


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