[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] eal: bus scan and probe never fail
thomas at monjalon.net
Thu Oct 12 00:32:25 CEST 2017
11/10/2017 02:03, Don Provan:
> From: Shreyansh Jain [mailto:shreyansh.jain at nxp.com]
> > ...
> > > From the application's point of view, the potential error here
> > > is that the device it wants to use isn't available. I don't see that
> > > either the init function or the probe function will have enough
> > > information to understand that application-level problem, so
> > > they should leave it to the application to detect it.
> > I think I understand you comment but just want to cross check again:
> > Scan or probe error should simply be ignored by EAL layer and let the
> > application take stance when it detects that the device it was looking
> > for is missing. Is my understanding correct?
> > I am trying to come a conclusion so that this patch can either be
> > modified or pushed as it is. If the above understanding is correct, I
> > don't see any changes required in the patch.
> Yes, I agree my comments support the patch as is.
Applied, thanks for the discussion
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