[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] doc: add virtio lsc note
zhiyong.yang at intel.com
Mon Oct 16 07:41:21 CEST 2017
Virtio PMD already has supported link status change(lsc), but VM which
must be created by qemu 2.7.0 and above can support it when vhost
user disconnects, since the capability to detect vhost user disconnection
is introduced in qemu 2.7.0. The patch updates doc to let user know that.
Signed-off-by: Zhiyong Yang <zhiyong.yang at intel.com>
Reviewed-by: John McNamara <john.mcnamara at intel.com>
doc/guides/nics/virtio.rst | 7 +++++++
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)
Changes in v3:
Add a blank line and indent, and text is minor changed according to John's
Changes in v2:
reword the doc and commit log.
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/virtio.rst b/doc/guides/nics/virtio.rst
index 4d6a83768..af82f86e4 100644
@@ -291,6 +291,13 @@ interrupt, Rx interrupts, and Tx interrupts. Config interrupt is used for
notification of device configuration changes, especially link status (lsc).
Interrupt mode is translated into Rx interrupts in the context of DPDK.
+ Virtio PMD already has support for receiving lsc from qemu when the link
+ status changes, especially when vhost user disconnects. However, it fails
+ to do that if the VM is created by qemu 2.6.2 or below, since the
+ capability to detect vhost user disconnection is introduced in qemu 2.7.0.
Prerequisites for Rx interrupts
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