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authorVipin Varghese <vipin.varghese@intel.com>2018-01-30 17:47:02 +0530
committerThomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>2018-02-01 03:31:52 +0100
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doc: add procinfo restriction with shared library
added note category to procinfo guide, to intimate users in shared library mode. Procinfo requires same NIC libraries to probe the NIC devices as Primary Application. Signed-off-by: Vipin Varghese <vipin.varghese@intel.com> Acked-by: Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>
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@@ -42,6 +42,13 @@ dump_cfg.
dpdk-procinfo should run alongside primary process with same DPDK version.
+.. note::
+
+ When running `dpdk-procinfo`` with shared library mode, it is required to
+ pass the same NIC PMD libraries as used for the primary application. Any
+ mismatch in PMD library arguments can lead to undefined behaviour and results
+ affecting primary application too.
+
Running the Application
-----------------------
The application has a number of command line options: