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From: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] l3fwd error, port 0 is not present on the board
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:41:21 +0000
Message-ID: <20150106094120.GA1488@bricha3-MOBL3> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1613023.VipzgMKAkl@xps13>

On Tue, Jan 06, 2015 at 10:02:25AM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 2015-01-02 09:07, Lyn M:
> > In my original post, I thought my choice of hex portmask -p 0x3 was causing
> > this issue -- now I know that was not the case.  But, I am still curious
> > about how the hex portmask is determined.  Since I only have two ports
> > bound to igb_uio, my hex postmask will always be 0x3?  What if I choose to
> > bind other ports to igb_uio?  Is there a Linux command I can run to
> > determine what mask to use with the -p option?
> 
> That's something which could be done.
> Port numbering is defined by probing order. Does a tool showing the (dry-run)
> probed devices, their number and mask, would help you?
> By the way, you are welcome to try developing it.
> 
> -- 
> Thomas

The port numbering should generally be in the same order as the ports are listed
in dpdk_nic_bind script, so perhaps we could just add a documentation note to 
that effect.

/Bruce

      reply	other threads:[~2015-01-06  9:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-29 20:18 Lyn M
2014-12-29 21:02 ` Neil Horman
2014-12-30 18:54   ` Lyn M
2014-12-30 21:24     ` Neil Horman
2014-12-31 14:18       ` Lyn M
2014-12-31 14:48         ` Neil Horman
2014-12-31 16:50           ` Lyn M
2015-01-01  3:37             ` Neil Horman
2015-01-01  4:00               ` Neil Horman
2015-01-02 15:07                 ` Lyn M
2015-01-02 19:54                   ` Neil Horman
2015-01-04  3:50                   ` Qiu, Michael
2015-01-06  9:02                   ` Thomas Monjalon
2015-01-06  9:41                     ` Bruce Richardson [this message]

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