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From: David Marchand <>
Subject: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH v3 2/4] doc: fix runtime options in DLB2 guide
Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 11:11:35 +0200
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From: Timothy McDaniel <>

Convert to PCI "--allow" devarg format.
The documentation was previously using the "--vdev" form, which cannot
be used with the DLB2 PF PMD.

Fixes: f3cad285bb88 ("event/dlb2: add infos get and configure")
Fixes: f7cc194b0f7e ("event/dlb2: add enqueue and its burst variants")
Fixes: a2e4f1f5e79f ("event/dlb2: add dequeue and its burst variants")
Fixes: 95aa7101cd3c ("doc: add some features to DLB2 guide")

Signed-off-by: Timothy McDaniel <>
Signed-off-by: David Marchand <>
Changes since v2:
- updated title,
- fixed Fixes: lines,
- rebased with patch introducing vector option,

 doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst | 20 ++++++++++----------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst b/doc/guides/eventdevs/dlb2.rst
index c60c454d6b..99ea8418a5 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
@@ -366,4 +366,4 @@ 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>

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