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From: Timothy McDaniel <>
Subject: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v2] doc: fix devarg references in DLB2 guide
Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 15:43:45 -0500
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Convert to PCI "--allow" devarg format. The documentation
was previously using the "--vdev" form, which cannot be used with the

Fixes: 166378a79412 ("event/dlb2: add documentation and build infrastructure")

Signed-off-by: Timothy McDaniel <>

 doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst | 22 +++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst b/doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst
index acdb00587..bce984ca0 100644
--- a/doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst
@@ -152,19 +152,19 @@ These pools' sizes are controlled by the nb_events_limit field in struct
 rte_event_dev_config. The load-balanced pool is sized to contain
 nb_events_limit credits, and the directed pool is sized to contain
 nb_events_limit/4 credits. The directed pool size can be overridden with the
-num_dir_credits vdev argument, like so:
+num_dir_credits devargs argument, like so:
     .. code-block:: console
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,num_dir_credits=<value>
+       --allow ea:00.0,num_dir_credits=<value>
 This can be used if the default allocation is too low or too high for the
-specific application needs. The PMD also supports a vdev arg that limits the
+specific application needs. The PMD also supports a devarg that limits the
 max_num_events reported by rte_event_dev_info_get():
     .. code-block:: console
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,max_num_events=<value>
+       --allow ea:00.0,max_num_events=<value>
 By default, max_num_events is reported as the total available load-balanced
 credits. If multiple DLB-based applications are being used, it may be desirable
@@ -315,11 +315,11 @@ buffer space (e.g. if not all queues are used, or aren't used for atomic
 The PMD provides a dev arg to override the default per-queue allocation. To
-increase a vdev's per-queue atomic-inflight allocation to (for example) 64:
+increase per-queue atomic-inflight allocation to (for example) 64:
     .. code-block:: console
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,atm_inflights=64
+       --allow ea:00.0,atm_inflights=64
 QID Depth Threshold
@@ -342,9 +342,9 @@ shown below.
     .. code-block:: console
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,qid_depth_thresh=all:<threshold_value>
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,qid_depth_thresh=qidA-qidB:<threshold_value>
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,qid_depth_thresh=qid:<threshold_value>
+       --allow ea:00.0,qid_depth_thresh=all:<threshold_value>
+       --allow ea:00.0,qid_depth_thresh=qidA-qidB:<threshold_value>
+       --allow ea:00.0,qid_depth_thresh=qid:<threshold_value>
 Class of service
@@ -366,7 +366,7 @@ Class of service can be specified in the devargs, as follows
     .. code-block:: console
-       --vdev=dlb2_event,cos=<0..4>
+       --allow ea:00.0,cos=<0..4>
 Use X86 Vector Instructions
@@ -379,4 +379,4 @@ follows
     .. code-block:: console
-      --allow ea:00.0,vector_opts_enabled=<y/Y>
+       --allow ea:00.0,vector_opts_enabled=<y/Y>

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-20 20:45 UTC|newest]

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2021-05-20 16:14 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] " Timothy McDaniel
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