[ovs-dev] [PATCH] dpdk: Update documentation.

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Thu Aug 7 20:46:52 UTC 2014


On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 12:40:34PM -0700, Pravin B Shelar wrote:
>> Add usage info for ovs-vswitchd dpdk option. Update
>> INSTALL.DPDK file.
>>
>> Reported-by: Hari Sasank Bhamidipalli <hbhamidi at cisco.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>
>
> I see that this references INSTALL.DPDK from the --help message.  It
> looks like there's only a few sentences in INSTALL.DPDK on the --dpdk
> option.  To me, that makes it seem like it would be easy enough to add
> those sentences to ovs-vswitchd(8), and then people would easily find
> the documentation in the expected place.

I thought abut that.
But just having --dpdk option does not work. User will have to refer
INSTALL.DPDK doc for other setup steps. So rather than reading two
docs, user can have all information about dpdk setup in INSTALL.DPDK.

I can add a pointer to INSTALL.DPDK in man page, what do you think?



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