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authorRasesh Mody <rasesh.mody@cavium.com>2017-05-02 16:57:49 -0700
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2017-05-07 14:45:18 +0200
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doc: explain zlib dependency for bnx2x
Correct CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_BNX2X_PMD config file option and add a note about external zlib dependency for loading the firmware image. Fixes: ce9b8bb8b998 ("config: disable bnx2x driver") Cc: stable@dpdk.org Signed-off-by: Rasesh Mody <rasesh.mody@cavium.com>
-rw-r--r--doc/guides/nics/bnx2x.rst6
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diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/bnx2x.rst b/doc/guides/nics/bnx2x.rst
index a3a0665..fbfc048 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/bnx2x.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/bnx2x.rst
@@ -96,9 +96,11 @@ Config File Options
The following options can be modified in the ``.config`` file. Please note that
enabling debugging options may affect system performance.
-- ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_BNX2X_PMD`` (default **y**)
+- ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_BNX2X_PMD`` (default **n**)
- Toggle compilation of bnx2x driver.
+ Toggle compilation of bnx2x driver. To use bnx2x PMD set this config parameter
+ to 'y'. Also, in order for firmware binary to load user will need zlib devel
+ package installed.
- ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_BNX2X_DEBUG`` (default **n**)