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From: Pallavi Kadam <pallavi.kadam@intel.com>
To: dev@dpdk.org, thomas@monjalon.net
Cc: ranjit.menon@intel.com, beilei.xing@intel.com, jia.guo@intel.com,
	ferruh.yigit@intel.com, pallavi.kadam@intel.com
Subject: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: update i40e PMD to support on windows
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:09:56 -0800
Message-ID: <20210121190956.2540-1-pallavi.kadam@intel.com> (raw)

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Add documentation to support i40e PMD on Windows.
Update the release notes for the same.

Signed-off-by: Pallavi Kadam <pallavi.kadam@intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Ranjit Menon <ranjit.menon@intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst               | 16 ++++++++++++++--
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_02.rst |  4 ++++
 2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst b/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
index 20c998398..7bdaea8c0 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
@@ -46,8 +46,8 @@ Features of the i40e PMD are:
 - Malicious Device Drive event catch and notify
 - Generic flow API
 
-Prerequisites
--------------
+Linux Prerequisites
+-------------------
 
 - Identifying your adapter using `Intel Support
   <http://www.intel.com/support>`_ and get the latest NVM/FW images.
@@ -75,6 +75,18 @@ Prerequisites
       * In all cases Intel recommends using Intel Ethernet Optics; other modules
         may function but are not validated by Intel. Contact Intel for supported media types.
 
+Windows Prerequisites
+---------------------
+
+- Follow the DPDK `Getting Started Guide for Windows <https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/windows_gsg/index.html>`_ to setup the basic DPDK environment.
+
+- Identify the Intel® Ethernet adapter and get the latest NVM/FW version.
+
+- To access any Intel® Ethernet hardware, load the UIO driver in place of existing built-in (inbox) driver.
+
+- To load UIO driver, follow the steps mentioned in `dpdk-kmods repository
+  <https://browse.dpdk.org/dpdk-kmods/commit/?id=e28aabd882798f21b94918d4517621ce9e355269>`_.
+
 Recommended Matching List
 -------------------------
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_02.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_02.rst
index ae36b6a3f..176c6a66f 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_02.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_21_02.rst
@@ -82,6 +82,10 @@ New Features
 
   * Added support for 64B completion queue entries
 
+* **Updated Intel i40e driver.**
+
+  * Added support on Windows.
+
 * **Updated Intel ice driver.**
 
   * Added Double VLAN support for DCF switch QinQ filtering.
-- 
2.25.4


             reply	other threads:[~2021-01-21 19:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-21 19:09 Pallavi Kadam [this message]
2021-01-21 21:46 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-22 13:59   ` Kadam, Pallavi
2021-01-26 23:03 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Pallavi Kadam
2021-02-02 12:21   ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-02-02 17:51     ` Kadam, Pallavi
2021-02-02 19:09   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Pallavi Kadam
2021-02-03 10:22     ` Ferruh Yigit
2021-02-03 10:59       ` Ferruh Yigit

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