DPDK-dev Archive on lore.kernel.org
 help / color / Atom feed
From: Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>
To: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin@redhat.com>
Cc: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>, dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Ray Kinsella <mdr@ashroe.eu>,
	 Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	 Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	 David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce the removal of legacy virtio support
Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 13:22:20 +0530
Message-ID: <CALBAE1NODqvZS3Dwe=6D0qFOrAZHLUj8ccVFBkTcFfKSE7=OeA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <25d32839-a0e9-5d47-1354-a330c5d49831@redhat.com>

On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 1:03 PM Maxime Coquelin
<maxime.coquelin@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Jerrin,

Hi Maxime,

>
> I think what was agreed wasn't to remove Legacy Virtio support,
> but instead remove support for probing legacy Virtio devices when they
> are not bound to any Kernel drivers.
>
> It should still be possible to use these legacy Virtio devices when
> bound to VFIO or UIO.

I was not aware that legacy virtio can be used with VFIO or UIO.
I will send the v3.

>
> Regards,
> Maximle
>
> On 5/25/20 7:46 AM, jerinj@marvell.com wrote:
> > From: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> >
> > The legacy virtio feature is not architecture agnostics.
> > It relies on x86 IO port scheme support for its working.
> >
> > The legacy virtio is only the consumer of RTE_KDRV_NONE in DPDK PCI
> > subsystem. Legacy virtio removal will also optimize DPDK PCI enumeration
> > management as it does not need to probe RTE_KDRV_NONE based
> > devices anymore.
> >
> > Legacy virtio feature removal is planned in the v20.11 release.
> >
> > More details at http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/69351/
> >
> > Cc: maxime.coquelin@redhat.com
> > Cc: david.marchand@redhat.com
> > Signed-off-by: Jerin Jacob <jerinj@marvell.com>
> > ---
> >  doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 8 ++++++++
> >  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > index cf8b1eb7b..79a03432c 100644
> > --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > @@ -107,3 +107,11 @@ Deprecation Notices
> >    Python 2 support will be completely removed in 20.11.
> >    In 20.08, explicit deprecation warnings will be displayed when running
> >    scripts with Python 2.
> > +
> > +* virtio: The legacy virtio feature is not architecture agnostics.
> > +  It relies on x86 IO port scheme support for its working.
> > +  The legacy virtio is only the consumer of RTE_KDRV_NONE in DPDK PCI subsystem.
> > +  Legacy virtio removal will also optimize DPDK PCI enumeration management as
> > +  it does not need to probe RTE_KDRV_NONE based devices anymore.
> > +  Legacy virtio feature removal is planned in the v20.11 release.
> > +  More details at http://patches.dpdk.org/patch/69351/
> >
>

  reply index

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-23 14:07 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce the deprecation " jerinj
2020-05-24 23:44 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-25  5:37   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-05-25  5:46 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: announce the removal " jerinj
2020-05-25  7:33   ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-05-25  7:52     ` Jerin Jacob [this message]
2020-05-25  8:15   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: announce the removal of RTE_KDRV_NONE based probe jerinj
2020-05-25  8:20     ` Maxime Coquelin
2020-05-26 14:44       ` Olivier Matz
2020-05-26 15:04         ` Thomas Monjalon

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to='CALBAE1NODqvZS3Dwe=6D0qFOrAZHLUj8ccVFBkTcFfKSE7=OeA@mail.gmail.com' \
    --to=jerinjacobk@gmail.com \
    --cc=david.marchand@redhat.com \
    --cc=dev@dpdk.org \
    --cc=jerinj@marvell.com \
    --cc=john.mcnamara@intel.com \
    --cc=marko.kovacevic@intel.com \
    --cc=maxime.coquelin@redhat.com \
    --cc=mdr@ashroe.eu \
    --cc=nhorman@tuxdriver.com \
    --cc=thomas@monjalon.net \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

DPDK-dev Archive on lore.kernel.org

Archives are clonable:
	git clone --mirror https://lore.kernel.org/dpdk-dev/0 dpdk-dev/git/0.git

	# If you have public-inbox 1.1+ installed, you may
	# initialize and index your mirror using the following commands:
	public-inbox-init -V2 dpdk-dev dpdk-dev/ https://lore.kernel.org/dpdk-dev \
		dev@dpdk.org
	public-inbox-index dpdk-dev

Example config snippet for mirrors

Newsgroup available over NNTP:
	nntp://nntp.lore.kernel.org/org.dpdk.dev


AGPL code for this site: git clone https://public-inbox.org/public-inbox.git