[ovs-dev] [PATCH 08/13] netdev-dpdk: Remove useless nonpmd_mempool_mutex.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Wed Oct 12 20:11:59 UTC 2016


On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 06:22:19PM -0700, Daniele Di Proietto wrote:
> Since DPDK commit 30e639989227("mempool: support non-EAL thread"),
> non-EAL threads can use the mempool API safely.  Plus, nonpmd threads
> access to netdev is already serialized with 'non_pmd_mutex' in
> dpif-netdev.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Daniele Di Proietto <diproiettod at vmware.com>

I don't really understand the commit message for that DPDK commit, but
if you're interpreting it correctly then I agree that this is correct
and an improvement.

Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>



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