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From: Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>
To: Qiming Yang <qiming.yang@intel.com>,
	Qi Zhang <qi.z.zhang@intel.com>,
	John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, ferruh.yigit@intel.com,
	Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: update for ice
Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 23:22:28 +0800
Message-ID: <20200525152228.27158-1-xiaolong.ye@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200520060009.98785-1-xiaolong.ye@intel.com>

Update the description and limitation about ice PMD according to the
product release strategy.

Signed-off-by: Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>
Acked-by: Qiming Yang <qiming.yang@intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/nics/ice.rst | 29 +++++------------------------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst b/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
index c5278fc757..9a9f4a6bb0 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
@@ -12,33 +12,14 @@ the Intel Ethernet Controller E810.
 Prerequisites
 -------------
 
-- Identifying your adapter using `Intel Support
-  <http://www.intel.com/support>`_ and get the latest NVM/FW images.
+- The E810 is currently in sampling state only. To obtain early samples and/or get further information
+  about kernel drivers, firmware and DDP support, please speak to your Intel representative.
 
 - Follow the DPDK :ref:`Getting Started Guide for Linux <linux_gsg>` to setup the basic DPDK environment.
 
 - To get better performance on Intel platforms, please follow the "How to get best performance with NICs on Intel platforms"
   section of the :ref:`Getting Started Guide for Linux <linux_gsg>`.
 
-Recommended Matching List
--------------------------
-
-It is highly recommended to upgrade the ice kernel driver and firmware and
-DDP packages to avoid the compatibility issues with ice PMD. Here is the
-suggested matching list.
-
-   +----------------------+-----------------------+------------------+----------------+-------------------+
-   |     DPDK version     | Kernel driver version | Firmware version | DDP OS Package | DDP COMMS Package |
-   +======================+=======================+==================+================+===================+
-   |        20.02         |        0.12.25        |     1.1.16.39    |      1.3.4     |       1.3.10      |
-   +----------------------+-----------------------+------------------+----------------+-------------------+
-   |        19.11         |        0.12.25        |     1.1.16.39    |      1.3.4     |       1.3.10      |
-   +----------------------+-----------------------+------------------+----------------+-------------------+
-   | 19.08 (experimental) |        0.10.1         |     1.1.12.7     |      1.2.0     |        N/A        |
-   +----------------------+-----------------------+------------------+----------------+-------------------+
-   | 19.05 (experimental) |        0.9.4          |     1.1.10.16    |      1.1.0     |        N/A        |
-   +----------------------+-----------------------+------------------+----------------+-------------------+
-
 Pre-Installation Configuration
 ------------------------------
 
@@ -330,7 +311,7 @@ is stored in ``ice_adapter->active_pkg_type``.
 A symbolic link to the DDP package file is also ok. The same package
 file is used by both the kernel driver and the DPDK PMD.
 
-19.02 limitation
-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+limitation
+~~~~~~~~~~
 
-Ice code released in 19.02 is for evaluation only.
+Ice code released is for evaluation only currently.
-- 
2.17.1


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-05-25 15:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-20  6:00 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Xiaolong Ye
2020-05-21  3:07 ` Yang, Qiming
2020-05-21 23:40 ` Ye Xiaolong
2020-05-25 15:22 ` Xiaolong Ye [this message]
2020-05-25 15:52   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Ferruh Yigit

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