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From: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>
To: Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>
Cc: dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] doc: announce end of support for some Broadcom devices
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2020 09:26:30 -0800
Message-ID: <CACZ4nhtnKH5pxScico2DgMyd4X8UZ7mf-JZReTxApL1E+abxHQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2666facf-a764-340e-34b8-a898797421d0@redhat.com>

On Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 2:50 AM Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Ajit,
>
> On 26/10/2020 21:46, Ajit Khaparde wrote:
> > Devices belonging to BCM573xx and BCM5740x family will not be supported
> > from the 21.02 release.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ajit Khaparde <ajit.khaparde@broadcom.com>
> > ---
> >  doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst | 6 ++++++
> >  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > index 2e082499b8..f1fce4210d 100644
> > --- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > +++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
> > @@ -166,3 +166,9 @@ Deprecation Notices
> >    ``make``. Given environments are too much variables for such a simple script,
> >    it will be removed in DPDK 20.11.
> >    Some useful parts may be converted into specific scripts.
> > +
> > +* Broadcom bnxt PMD: NetXtreme devices belonging to the ``BCM573xx and
> > +  BCM5740x`` families will no longer be supported as of DPDK 21.02.
> > +  Specifically the support for the following Broadcom PCI ids will be removed
> > +  from the release: ``0x16c8, 0x16c9, 0x16ca, 0x16ce, 0x16cf, 0x16df,``
> > +  ``0x16d0, 0x16d1, 0x16d2, 0x16d4, 0x16d5, 0x16e7, 0x16e8, 0x16e9``.
> >
>
> It might be worth adding to the bnxt.rst section about these NICs, as
> there is no hint that they are deprecated for a user reading that.
Thanks Kevin.
I will add that when the support is really removed.

Since the deprecation is not really planned for 20.11 I think it is not really
needed for now?

>
> Where I'm not clear is about 20.11. It will be an LTS, will they be
> supported for the lifetime of 20.11 on the 20.11 branch?
20.11 will have the support. The deprecation is planned for 21.02.

Thanks
Ajit

>
> Kevin.
>

  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-03 17:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-26 21:46 Ajit Khaparde
2020-11-03 10:50 ` Kevin Traynor
2020-11-03 17:26   ` Ajit Khaparde [this message]
2020-11-06 19:22     ` Kevin Traynor
2020-11-06 20:59       ` Ajit Khaparde
2020-11-20 17:30         ` Ajit Khaparde
2020-11-22 20:15           ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-11-23 14:56             ` Ajit Khaparde
2020-11-24 15:34 ` Ferruh Yigit
2020-11-25  8:48   ` Jerin Jacob
2020-11-26 11:31     ` Bruce Richardson
2020-11-26 16:52       ` Thomas Monjalon

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