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From: Ciara Loftus <ciara.loftus@intel.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org
Cc: Ciara Loftus <ciara.loftus@intel.com>
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] net/af_xdp: document 32-bit OS kernel requirement
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:07:41 +0000
Message-ID: <20201117140741.16622-1-ciara.loftus@intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201112163515.29463-1-ciara.loftus@intel.com>

AF_XDP will not work on 32-bit kernels before version 5.4.
Document this restriction in the driver guide.

Signed-off-by: Ciara Loftus <ciara.loftus@intel.com>
 doc/guides/nics/af_xdp.rst | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/af_xdp.rst b/doc/guides/nics/af_xdp.rst
index 052e59a3ae..5ed24374f8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/af_xdp.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/af_xdp.rst
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@ This is a Linux-specific PMD, thus the following prerequisites apply:
 *  For PMD zero copy, it requires kernel version later than v5.4-rc1;
 *  For shared_umem, it requires kernel version v5.10 or later and libbpf version
    v0.2.0 or later.
+*  For 32-bit OS, a kernel with version 5.4 or later is required.
 Set up an af_xdp interface

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-11-17 14:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-12 16:35 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] net/af_xdp: fix 32-bit build for older kernels Ciara Loftus
2020-11-13 13:00 ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-16 14:24   ` Loftus, Ciara
2020-11-17 11:00     ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-17 14:07 ` Ciara Loftus [this message]
2020-11-18 13:13   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] net/af_xdp: document 32-bit OS kernel requirement Ferruh Yigit

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