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From: Jincheng Miao <jmiao@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] compatibility fallback and replacement of kernel function invoking
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:16:31 +0800
Message-ID: <54890C8F.7090107@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2625599.7LTLyGOcoF@xps13>


On 12/11/2014 09:00 AM, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
>> The related kernel function is:
>> - pci_num_vf, it is introduced from upstream linux-2.6.34. For RHEL-based
>> kernel, it is defined from RHEL5.9.
>>
>> - kstrtoul, this function is united kernel API to replace strict_strtoul in
>> the furture. It is introduced from linux-2.6.39. For RHEL6, it is defined
>> from RHEL6.4.
>>
>> This patchset do some compatiblity work for these two functions, and
>> replace strict_strtoul which is depleted from linux-3.18.
>>
>> Some test results for dpdk-1.8.0-rc3 with this patchset:
>> 1. In RHEL7 GA: Build success after specify -mssse3 to CFLAGS,
>> ```
>> CC ixgbe_rxtx_vec.o
>> In file included from /root/dpdk-source/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx_vec.c:41:0:
>> /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.8.2/include/tmmintrin.h:31:3: error: #error "SSSE3 instruction set not enabled"
>> # error "SSSE3 instruction set not enabled"
>> ```
>>    - for igb_uio, pass
>>    - for kni, pass
>>    - for xen_dom0, pass
>>
>>
>> 2. In RHEL6.5 : Build fails for kni, and xen_dom0:
>>    - for igb_uio: pass
>>    - for kni: fail, the log is:
>> ```
>> CC [M] /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.o
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c: In function ‘kni_sock_poll’:
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c:222: error: ‘struct socket’ has no member named ‘wq’
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c: In function ‘kni_chk_vhost_rx’:
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c:313: error: implicit declaration of function ‘sk_sleep’
>> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c:313: error: passing argument 1 of ‘__wake_up’ makes pointer from integer without a cast
>> include/linux/wait.h:146: note: expected ‘struct wait_queue_head_t *’ but argument is of type ‘int’
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c: In function ‘kni_sk_write_space’:
>> /root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.c:580: error: assignment makes pointer from integer without a cast
>> make[8]: *** [/root/dpdk-source/build/build/lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/kni/kni_vhost.o] Error 1
>> ```
> Do you plan to work on a fix for KNI on RHEL 6.5?

Yep, I am working on this :)


>
>>    - for xen_dom0: fail, seems xen is not offical supported in RHEL6.
>>
>> v4:
>>    Indent for patches.
>>    Include compat.h for kni_vhost.c
>>
>> v3:
>>    Adjust pci_num_vf() introduced RHEL version number.
>>    Seperate "replace strict_strtoul with kstrtoul" into 3 patches for igb_uio,
>> kni, and xen_dom0. Add compat.h in kni and xen_dom0 for compatible with
>> older kernels.
>>
>> v2:
>>    Merge these two patch in one patchset.
>>    Compatible with old kernel for kstrtoul.
>>    Compatible with RHEL6 for pci_num_vf.
>>
>> Jincheng Miao (4):
>>    igb_uio: compatible with upstream longterm kernel and RHEL
>>    igb_uio: replace strict_strtoul with kstrtoul
>>    kni: replace strict_strtoul with kstrtoul
>>    xen_dom0: replace strict_strtoul with kstrtoul
> Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
>
> Applied
>
> Thanks

      reply	other threads:[~2014-12-11  3:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-10 11:03 Jincheng Miao
2014-12-10 11:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 1/4] igb_uio: compatible with upstream longterm kernel and RHEL Jincheng Miao
2014-12-10 11:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 2/4] igb_uio: replace strict_strtoul with kstrtoul Jincheng Miao
2014-12-10 11:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 3/4] kni: " Jincheng Miao
2014-12-10 11:04 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 4/4] xen_dom0: " Jincheng Miao
2014-12-10 12:27   ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-12-10 13:03     ` Jincheng Miao
2014-12-11  1:00 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4 0/4] compatibility fallback and replacement of kernel function invoking Thomas Monjalon
2014-12-11  3:16   ` Jincheng Miao [this message]

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