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authorAnatoly Burakov <>2018-01-18 10:32:28 +0000
committerThomas Monjalon <>2018-02-14 16:32:00 +0100
commit01dad51115a666d27c198a4c7cc9dfeeab49fe48 (patch)
parent12639dcc05ddf61ad1f2bbad9a5941a75f80ec29 (diff)
doc: announce memory hotplug changes
Due to coming changes outlined in memory hotplug RFC, there will be several API/ABI changes. Signed-off-by: Anatoly Burakov <> Acked-by: John McNamara <> Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <> Acked-by: Jerin Jacob <> Acked-by: Jonas Pfefferle <> Acked-by: Yongseok Koh <>
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
index d827438..a115d3d 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/deprecation.rst
@@ -41,6 +41,15 @@ Deprecation Notices
* eal: new ``numa_node_count`` member will be added to ``rte_config`` structure
in v18.05.
+* eal: due to internal data layout reorganization, there will be changes to
+ several structures and functions as a result of coming changes to support
+ memory hotplug in v18.05.
+ ``rte_eal_get_physmem_layout`` will be deprecated and removed in subsequent
+ releases.
+ ``rte_mem_config`` contents will change due to switch to memseg lists.
+ ``rte_memzone`` member ``memseg_id`` will no longer serve any useful purpose
+ and will be removed.
* ethdev: a new Tx and Rx offload API was introduced on 17.11.
In the new API, offloads are divided into per-port and per-queue offloads.
Offloads are disabled by default and enabled per application request.