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authorThomas Monjalon <>2016-07-20 15:38:54 +0200
committerThomas Monjalon <>2016-07-22 22:31:02 +0200
commita5d7a3f77ddc3c3ae18bce04d7555b458360cc65 (patch)
tree5f41ba8be05192a7ef2d65c353fe637050b32f96 /doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
parent4b677a3b60894ed0cbe7fd49e7996a9a88d0a39e (diff)
unify tools naming
The following tools may be installed system-wide. It may be cleaner and more convenient to find them with the same dpdk- prefix (especially for autocompletion). Moreover, the script deserves a new name because it is not restricted to NICs and can be used for e.g. crypto. These files are renamed: pmdinfogen -> dpdk-pmdinfogen -> dpdk_pdump -> dpdk-pdump dpdk_proc_info -> dpdk-procinfo -> -> The tools pmdinfogen, and dpdk_pdump are new in 16.07. The scripts and may have been used with previous releases by end users. That's why a symbolic link still provide the old name in the installed tools directory. Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <> Acked-by: Yuanhan Liu <>
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@@ -174,13 +174,13 @@ Prerequisites
- DPDK suite should be configured based on the user's decision to use VFIO or
UIO framework
- If the vNIC device(s) to be used is bound to the kernel mode Ethernet driver
- (enic), use 'ifconfig' to bring the interface down. The tool
+ (enic), use 'ifconfig' to bring the interface down. The tool
can then be used to unbind the device's bus id from the enic kernel mode
- Bind the intended vNIC to vfio-pci in case the user wants ENIC PMD to use
- VFIO framework using
+ VFIO framework using
- Bind the intended vNIC to igb_uio in case the user wants ENIC PMD to use
- UIO framework using
+ UIO framework using
At this point the system should be ready to run DPDK applications. Once the
application runs to completion, the vNIC can be detached from vfio-pci or