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authorShahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com>2017-07-29 19:17:31 +0300
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2017-08-01 00:06:58 +0200
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doc: cleanup UIO hard requirement
UIO is not a must for all PMDs. Cleaning up the Linux Getting Started Guide from this hard requirement. Signed-off-by: Shahaf Shuler <shahafs@mellanox.com> Acked-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>
-rw-r--r--doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst10
-rw-r--r--doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst2
2 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst
index 12fefff..0cc5fd1 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst
@@ -98,12 +98,14 @@ Running a Sample Application
.. warning::
- The UIO drivers and hugepages must be setup prior to running an application.
+ Before running the application make sure:
-.. warning::
+ - Hugepages setup is done.
+ - Any kernel driver being used is loaded.
+ - In case needed, ports being used by the application should be
+ bound to the corresponding kernel driver.
- Any ports to be used by the application must be already bound to an appropriate kernel
- module, as described in :ref:`linux_gsg_binding_kernel`, prior to running the application.
+ refer to :ref:`linux_gsg_linux_drivers` for more details.
The application is linked with the DPDK target environment's Environmental Abstraction Layer (EAL) library,
which provides some options that are generic to every DPDK application.
diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
index af7a931..375bec8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/sys_reqs.rst
@@ -131,8 +131,6 @@ System Software
For other kernel builds, options which should be enabled for DPDK include:
- * UIO support
-
* HUGETLBFS
* PROC_PAGE_MONITOR support