[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 5/7] net/virtio_user: add vhost kernel support

Tan, Jianfeng jianfeng.tan at intel.com
Thu Jan 12 10:40:10 CET 2017

Hi Jason,

> Ok, just want to show its advantages. It can be added on top.
> And two more suggestions:
> - better to split tap support out of vhost file

Good suggestion! Will do that in next version.

> - kernel support more than 8 queues on recent kernel, so there's no 
> need to limit it to 8. When running on old kernel, TUNSETIFF will fail 
> which can give user a hint to reduce #queues.

After a try, even we remove such restriction in vhost_kernel backend, we 
are still restricted by VIRTIO_MAX_VIRTQUEUES (8) defined in virtio PMD.

Thanks for the suggestions!


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