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* [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update Windows support in mlx5 guide
@ 2021-01-03 10:28 Tal Shnaiderman
  2021-01-13 22:37 ` Thomas Monjalon
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Tal Shnaiderman @ 2021-01-03 10:28 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: dev; +Cc: thomas, matan, rasland, ophirmu

Windows will be supported by mlx5 PMD.
The mlx5 guide is updated with the needed
information.

Signed-off-by: Tal Shnaiderman <talshn@nvidia.com>
---
Depends-on: patch-85939 ("drivers/common: enable Windows common mlx5 compilation")
---
 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst | 54 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 50 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index 3bda0f8417..fc33c00449 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -102,6 +102,16 @@ Features
 Limitations
 -----------
 
+- Windows support:
+
+  On Windows, the features are limited:
+
+  - Promiscuous mode is not supported
+  - The following rules are supported:
+
+    - IPv4/UDP with CVLAN filtering
+    - Unicast MAC filtering
+
 - For secondary process:
 
   - Forked secondary process not supported.
@@ -1031,8 +1041,8 @@ Below are some firmware configurations listed.
    FLEX_PARSER_PROFILE_ENABLE=4
    PROG_PARSE_GRAPH=1
 
-Prerequisites
--------------
+Linux Prerequisites
+-------------------
 
 This driver relies on external libraries and kernel drivers for resources
 allocations and initialization. The following dependencies are not part of
@@ -1145,7 +1155,43 @@ required from that distribution.
 
    Several versions of Mellanox OFED/EN are available. Installing the version
    this DPDK release was developed and tested against is strongly
-   recommended. Please check the `prerequisites`_.
+   recommended. Please check the `linux prerequisites`_.
+
+Windows Prerequisites
+---------------------
+
+This driver relies on external libraries and kernel drivers for resources
+allocations and initialization. The dependencies in the following sub-sections
+are not part of DPDK, and must be installed separately.
+
+Compilation Prerequisites
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+DevX SDK installation
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+The DevX SDK must be installed on the machine building the Windows PMD.
+Additional information can be found at the `How to Integrate Windows DevX in Your Development Environment
+<https://docs.mellanox.com/display/winof2v250/RShim+Drivers+and+Usage#RShimDriversandUsage-DevXInterface>`__ section.
+
+Runtime Prerequisites
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+WinOF2 version 2.60 or higher must be installed on the machine.
+
+WinOF2 installation
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+The driver can be downloaded from the following site:
+`WINOF2
+<https://www.mellanox.com/products/adapter-software/ethernet/windows/winof-2>`__
+
+DevX Enablement
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+DevX for Windows must be enabled in the Windows registry.
+the keys DevxEnabled and DevxFsRules must be set.
+Additional information can be found in the WinOF2 user manual.
 
 Supported NICs
 --------------
@@ -1194,7 +1240,7 @@ Below are detailed device names:
 Quick Start Guide on OFED/EN
 ----------------------------
 
-1. Download latest Mellanox OFED/EN. For more info check the  `prerequisites`_.
+1. Download latest Mellanox OFED/EN. For more info check the  `linux prerequisites`_.
 
 
 2. Install the required libraries and kernel modules either by installing
-- 
2.16.1.windows.4


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* Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update Windows support in mlx5 guide
  2021-01-03 10:28 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update Windows support in mlx5 guide Tal Shnaiderman
@ 2021-01-13 22:37 ` Thomas Monjalon
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ messages in thread
From: Thomas Monjalon @ 2021-01-13 22:37 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Tal Shnaiderman; +Cc: dev, matan, rasland, ophirmu

03/01/2021 11:28, Tal Shnaiderman:
> Windows will be supported by mlx5 PMD.
> The mlx5 guide is updated with the needed
> information.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tal Shnaiderman <talshn@nvidia.com>

Applied to next-net-mlx, thanks





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