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Stephen Hemminger Sept. 22, 2020, 2:32 p.m. UTC
The -w option is deprecated and replaced with -a

Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
---
 doc/guides/cryptodevs/qat.rst                 |  6 ++---
 doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst                      |  2 +-
 doc/guides/nics/cxgbe.rst                     |  8 +++----
 doc/guides/nics/enic.rst                      |  6 ++---
 doc/guides/nics/fail_safe.rst                 |  4 ++--
 doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst                      | 16 +++++++-------
 doc/guides/nics/ice.rst                       | 16 +++++++-------
 doc/guides/nics/ixgbe.rst                     |  4 ++--
 doc/guides/nics/mlx4.rst                      | 10 ++++-----
 doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst                      | 10 ++++-----
 doc/guides/nics/nfb.rst                       |  2 +-
 doc/guides/nics/octeontx2.rst                 | 22 +++++++++----------
 doc/guides/nics/thunderx.rst                  |  4 ++--
 doc/guides/prog_guide/poll_mode_drv.rst       |  6 ++---
 .../prog_guide/switch_representation.rst      |  6 ++---
 .../sample_app_ug/eventdev_pipeline.rst       |  2 +-
 doc/guides/sample_app_ug/ipsec_secgw.rst      |  2 +-
 .../sample_app_ug/l3_forward_power_man.rst    |  2 +-
 doc/guides/sample_app_ug/vdpa.rst             |  2 +-
 doc/guides/tools/cryptoperf.rst               |  6 ++---
 doc/guides/tools/flow-perf.rst                |  2 +-
 doc/guides/tools/testregex.rst                |  2 +-
 22 files changed, 70 insertions(+), 70 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/doc/guides/cryptodevs/qat.rst b/doc/guides/cryptodevs/qat.rst
index 8a89ef7df456..b32c7a11f771 100644
--- a/doc/guides/cryptodevs/qat.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/cryptodevs/qat.rst
@@ -663,7 +663,7 @@  QAT SYM crypto PMD can be tested by running the test application::
     make defconfig
     make -j
     cd ./build/app
-    ./test -l1 -n1 -w <your qat bdf>
+    ./test -l1 -n1 -i <your qat bdf>
     RTE>>cryptodev_qat_autotest
 
 QAT ASYM crypto PMD can be tested by running the test application::
@@ -671,7 +671,7 @@  QAT ASYM crypto PMD can be tested by running the test application::
     make defconfig
     make -j
     cd ./build/app
-    ./test -l1 -n1 -w <your qat bdf>
+    ./test -l1 -n1 -i <your qat bdf>
     RTE>>cryptodev_qat_asym_autotest
 
 QAT compression PMD can be tested by running the test application::
@@ -680,7 +680,7 @@  QAT compression PMD can be tested by running the test application::
     sed -i 's,\(CONFIG_RTE_COMPRESSDEV_TEST\)=n,\1=y,' build/.config
     make -j
     cd ./build/app
-    ./test -l1 -n1 -w <your qat bdf>
+    ./test -l1 -n1 -i <your qat bdf>
     RTE>>compressdev_autotest
 
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst b/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst
index 1a78b5c74fbd..cfc00a90247d 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/bnxt.rst
@@ -725,7 +725,7 @@  when the PMD is initialized on a PF or trusted-VF. The user can specify the list
 of VF IDs of the VFs for which the representors are needed by using the
 ``devargs`` option ``representor``.::
 
-  -w DBDF,representor=[0,1,4]
+  -i DBDF,representor=[0,1,4]
 
 Note that currently hot-plugging of representor ports is not supported so all
 the required representors must be specified on the creation of the PF or the
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/cxgbe.rst b/doc/guides/nics/cxgbe.rst
index d04a07ddaf5d..004e2b9a2533 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/cxgbe.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/cxgbe.rst
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@  be passed as part of EAL arguments. For example,
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-   testpmd -w 02:00.4,keep_ovlan=1 -- -i
+   testpmd -i 02:00.4,keep_ovlan=1 -- -i
 
 Common Runtime Options
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
@@ -317,7 +317,7 @@  CXGBE PF Only Runtime Options
 
   .. code-block:: console
 
-     testpmd -w 02:00.4,filtermode=0x88 -- -i
+     testpmd -i 02:00.4,filtermode=0x88 -- -i
 
 - ``filtermask`` (default **0**)
 
@@ -344,7 +344,7 @@  CXGBE PF Only Runtime Options
 
   .. code-block:: console
 
-     testpmd -w 02:00.4,filtermode=0x88,filtermask=0x80 -- -i
+     testpmd -i 02:00.4,filtermode=0x88,filtermask=0x80 -- -i
 
 .. _driver-compilation:
 
@@ -776,7 +776,7 @@  devices managed by librte_pmd_cxgbe in FreeBSD operating system.
 
    .. code-block:: console
 
-      ./x86_64-native-freebsd-clang/app/testpmd -l 0-3 -n 4 -w 0000:02:00.4 -- -i
+      ./x86_64-native-freebsd-clang/app/testpmd -l 0-3 -n 4 -i 0000:02:00.4 -- -i
 
    Example output:
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst b/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
index 69bcfd5c8576..a67f169a87a8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/enic.rst
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@  enables overlay offload, it prints the following message on the console.
 By default, PMD enables overlay offload if hardware supports it. To disable
 it, set ``devargs`` parameter ``disable-overlay=1``. For example::
 
-    -w 12:00.0,disable-overlay=1
+    -i 12:00.0,disable-overlay=1
 
 By default, the NIC uses 4789 as the VXLAN port. The user may change
 it through ``rte_eth_dev_udp_tunnel_port_{add,delete}``. However, as
@@ -378,7 +378,7 @@  vectorized handler, take the following steps.
   PMD consider the vectorized handler when selecting the receive handler.
   For example::
 
-    -w 12:00.0,enable-avx2-rx=1
+    -i 12:00.0,enable-avx2-rx=1
 
   As the current implementation is intended for field trials, by default, the
   vectorized handler is not considered (``enable-avx2-rx=0``).
@@ -427,7 +427,7 @@  DPDK as untagged packets. In this case mbuf->vlan_tci and the PKT_RX_VLAN and
 PKT_RX_VLAN_STRIPPED mbuf flags would not be set. This mode is enabled with the
 ``devargs`` parameter ``ig-vlan-rewrite=untag``. For example::
 
-    -w 12:00.0,ig-vlan-rewrite=untag
+    -i 12:00.0,ig-vlan-rewrite=untag
 
 - **SR-IOV**
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/fail_safe.rst b/doc/guides/nics/fail_safe.rst
index 1af101157724..3ab77b3c021f 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/fail_safe.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/fail_safe.rst
@@ -144,13 +144,13 @@  This section shows some example of using **testpmd** with a fail-safe PMD.
 
       $RTE_TARGET/build/app/testpmd -c 0xff -n 4 \
          --vdev 'net_failsafe0,mac=de:ad:be:ef:01:02,dev(84:00.0),dev(net_ring0)' \
-         -w 81:00.0 -- -i
+         -i 81:00.0 -- -i
 
 #. Start testpmd using a flexible device definition
 
    .. code-block:: console
 
-      $RTE_TARGET/build/app/testpmd -c 0xff -n 4 -w ff:ff.f \
+      $RTE_TARGET/build/app/testpmd -c 0xff -n 4 -i ff:ff.f \
          --vdev='net_failsafe0,exec(echo 84:00.0)' -- -i
 
 #. Start testpmd, automatically probing the device 84:00.0 and using it with
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst b/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
index b7430f6c4e0a..0944cffad028 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/i40e.rst
@@ -194,7 +194,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
   The number of reserved queue per VF is determined by its host PF. If the
   PCI address of an i40e PF is aaaa:bb.cc, the number of reserved queues per
-  VF can be configured with EAL parameter like -w aaaa:bb.cc,queue-num-per-vf=n.
+  VF can be configured with EAL parameter like -i aaaa:bb.cc,queue-num-per-vf=n.
   The value n can be 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16. If no such parameter is configured, the
   number of reserved queues per VF is 4 by default. If VF request more than
   reserved queues per VF, PF will able to allocate max to 16 queues after a VF
@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   Adapter with both Linux kernel and DPDK PMD. To fix this issue, ``devargs``
   parameter ``support-multi-driver`` is introduced, for example::
 
-    -w 84:00.0,support-multi-driver=1
+    -i 84:00.0,support-multi-driver=1
 
   With the above configuration, DPDK PMD will not change global registers, and
   will switch PF interrupt from IntN to Int0 to avoid interrupt conflict between
@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   port representors for on initialization of the PF PMD by passing the VF IDs of
   the VFs which are required.::
 
-  -w DBDF,representor=[0,1,4]
+  -i DBDF,representor=[0,1,4]
 
   Currently hot-plugging of representor ports is not supported so all required
   representors must be specified on the creation of the PF.
@@ -234,7 +234,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   since it can get better perf in some real work loading cases. So ``devargs`` param
   ``use-latest-supported-vec`` is introduced, for example::
 
-  -w 84:00.0,use-latest-supported-vec=1
+  -i 84:00.0,use-latest-supported-vec=1
 
 - ``Enable validation for VF message`` (default ``not enabled``)
 
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   Format -- "maximal-message@period-seconds:ignore-seconds"
   For example::
 
-  -w 84:00.0,vf_msg_cfg=80@120:180
+  -i 84:00.0,vf_msg_cfg=80@120:180
 
 Vector RX Pre-conditions
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
@@ -479,7 +479,7 @@  no physical uplink on the associated NIC port.
 To enable this feature, the user should pass a ``devargs`` parameter to the
 EAL, for example::
 
-    -w 84:00.0,enable_floating_veb=1
+    -i 84:00.0,enable_floating_veb=1
 
 In this configuration the PMD will use the floating VEB feature for all the
 VFs created by this PF device.
@@ -487,7 +487,7 @@  VFs created by this PF device.
 Alternatively, the user can specify which VFs need to connect to this floating
 VEB using the ``floating_veb_list`` argument::
 
-    -w 84:00.0,enable_floating_veb=1,floating_veb_list=1;3-4
+    -i 84:00.0,enable_floating_veb=1,floating_veb_list=1;3-4
 
 In this example ``VF1``, ``VF3`` and ``VF4`` connect to the floating VEB,
 while other VFs connect to the normal VEB.
@@ -813,7 +813,7 @@  See :numref:`figure_intel_perf_test_setup` for the performance test setup.
 
 7. The command line of running l3fwd would be something like the following::
 
-      ./l3fwd -l 18-21 -n 4 -w 82:00.0 -w 85:00.0 \
+      ./l3fwd -l 18-21 -n 4 -i 82:00.0 -w 85:00.0 \
               -- -p 0x3 --config '(0,0,18),(0,1,19),(1,0,20),(1,1,21)'
 
    This means that the application uses core 18 for port 0, queue pair 0 forwarding, core 19 for port 0, queue pair 1 forwarding,
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst b/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
index 865718fb83cd..93eb2f0c2264 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/ice.rst
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   But if user intend to use the device without OS package, user can take ``devargs``
   parameter ``safe-mode-support``, for example::
 
-    -w 80:00.0,safe-mode-support=1
+    -i 80:00.0,safe-mode-support=1
 
   Then the driver will be initialized successfully and the device will enter Safe Mode.
   NOTE: In Safe mode, only very limited features are available, features like RSS,
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   use pipeline mode by setting ``devargs`` parameter ``pipeline-mode-support``,
   for example::
 
-    -w 80:00.0,pipeline-mode-support=1
+    -i 80:00.0,pipeline-mode-support=1
 
 - ``Flow Mark Support`` (default ``0``)
 
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
   2) a new offload like RTE_DEV_RX_OFFLOAD_FLOW_MARK be introduced as a standard way to hint.
   Example::
 
-    -w 80:00.0,flow-mark-support=1
+    -i 80:00.0,flow-mark-support=1
 
 - ``Protocol extraction for per queue``
 
@@ -94,8 +94,8 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
   The argument format is::
 
-      -w 18:00.0,proto_xtr=<queues:protocol>[<queues:protocol>...]
-      -w 18:00.0,proto_xtr=<protocol>
+      -i 18:00.0,proto_xtr=<queues:protocol>[<queues:protocol>...]
+      -i 18:00.0,proto_xtr=<protocol>
 
   Queues are grouped by ``(`` and ``)`` within the group. The ``-`` character
   is used as a range separator and ``,`` is used as a single number separator.
@@ -106,14 +106,14 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
   .. code-block:: console
 
-    testpmd -w 18:00.0,proto_xtr='[(1,2-3,8-9):tcp,10-13:vlan]'
+    testpmd -i 18:00.0,proto_xtr='[(1,2-3,8-9):tcp,10-13:vlan]'
 
   This setting means queues 1, 2-3, 8-9 are TCP extraction, queues 10-13 are
   VLAN extraction, other queues run with no protocol extraction.
 
   .. code-block:: console
 
-    testpmd -w 18:00.0,proto_xtr=vlan,proto_xtr='[(1,2-3,8-9):tcp,10-23:ipv6]'
+    testpmd -i 18:00.0,proto_xtr=vlan,proto_xtr='[(1,2-3,8-9):tcp,10-23:ipv6]'
 
   This setting means queues 1, 2-3, 8-9 are TCP extraction, queues 10-23 are
   IPv6 extraction, other queues use the default VLAN extraction.
@@ -253,7 +253,7 @@  responses for the same from PF.
 
 #. Bind the VF0,  and run testpmd with 'cap=dcf' devarg::
 
-      testpmd -l 22-25 -n 4 -w 18:01.0,cap=dcf -- -i
+      testpmd -l 22-25 -n 4 -i 18:01.0,cap=dcf -- -i
 
 #. Monitor the VF2 interface network traffic::
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/ixgbe.rst b/doc/guides/nics/ixgbe.rst
index 1f424b38ac3d..68ce5906adc3 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/ixgbe.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/ixgbe.rst
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@  be passed as part of EAL arguments. For example,
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-   testpmd -w af:10.0,pflink_fullchk=1 -- -i
+   testpmd -i af:10.0,pflink_fullchk=1 -- -i
 
 - ``pflink_fullchk`` (default **0**)
 
@@ -277,7 +277,7 @@  option ``representor`` the user can specify which virtual functions to create
 port representors for on initialization of the PF PMD by passing the VF IDs of
 the VFs which are required.::
 
-  -w DBDF,representor=[0,1,4]
+  -i DBDF,representor=[0,1,4]
 
 Currently hot-plugging of representor ports is not supported so all required
 representors must be specified on the creation of the PF.
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx4.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx4.rst
index 13c598ef39b8..fc151a07cd90 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx4.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx4.rst
@@ -434,10 +434,10 @@  devices managed by librte_pmd_mlx4.
 
    Example output::
 
-      -w 0000:83:00.0
-      -w 0000:83:00.0
-      -w 0000:84:00.0
-      -w 0000:84:00.0
+      -i 0000:83:00.0
+      -i 0000:83:00.0
+      -i 0000:84:00.0
+      -i 0000:84:00.0
 
    .. note::
 
@@ -450,7 +450,7 @@  devices managed by librte_pmd_mlx4.
 
 #. Start testpmd with basic parameters::
 
-      testpmd -l 8-15 -n 4 -w 0000:83:00.0 -w 0000:84:00.0 -- --rxq=2 --txq=2 -i
+      testpmd -l 8-15 -n 4 -i 0000:83:00.0 -w 0000:84:00.0 -- --rxq=2 --txq=2 -i
 
    Example output::
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
index fc0f3fc57f70..351d6ba1e45f 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.rst
@@ -1538,10 +1538,10 @@  ConnectX-4/ConnectX-5/ConnectX-6/BlueField devices managed by librte_pmd_mlx5.
 
    Example output::
 
-      -w 0000:05:00.1
-      -w 0000:06:00.0
-      -w 0000:06:00.1
-      -w 0000:05:00.0
+      -i 0000:05:00.1
+      -i 0000:06:00.0
+      -i 0000:06:00.1
+      -i 0000:05:00.0
 
 #. Request huge pages::
 
@@ -1549,7 +1549,7 @@  ConnectX-4/ConnectX-5/ConnectX-6/BlueField devices managed by librte_pmd_mlx5.
 
 #. Start testpmd with basic parameters::
 
-      testpmd -l 8-15 -n 4 -w 05:00.0 -w 05:00.1 -w 06:00.0 -w 06:00.1 -- --rxq=2 --txq=2 -i
+      testpmd -l 8-15 -n 4 -i 05:00.0 -w 05:00.1 -w 06:00.0 -w 06:00.1 -- --rxq=2 --txq=2 -i
 
    Example output::
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/nfb.rst b/doc/guides/nics/nfb.rst
index 10f33a025ede..f7495200a131 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/nfb.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/nfb.rst
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@  products) and the device argument `timestamp=1` must be used.
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-    $RTE_TARGET/app/testpmd -w b3:00.0,timestamp=1 <other EAL params> -- <testpmd params>
+    $RTE_TARGET/app/testpmd -i b3:00.0,timestamp=1 <other EAL params> -- <testpmd params>
 
 When the timestamps are enabled with the *devarg*, a timestamp validity flag is set in the MBUFs
 containing received frames and timestamp is inserted into the `rte_mbuf` struct.
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/octeontx2.rst b/doc/guides/nics/octeontx2.rst
index bb591a8b7e65..3d382446d1d1 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/octeontx2.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/octeontx2.rst
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@  use arm64-octeontx2-linux-gcc as target.
 
    .. code-block:: console
 
-      ./build/app/testpmd -c 0x300 -w 0002:02:00.0 -- --portmask=0x1 --nb-cores=1 --port-topology=loop --rxq=1 --txq=1
+      ./build/app/testpmd -c 0x300 -i 0002:02:00.0 -- --portmask=0x1 --nb-cores=1 --port-topology=loop --rxq=1 --txq=1
       EAL: Detected 24 lcore(s)
       EAL: Detected 1 NUMA nodes
       EAL: Multi-process socket /var/run/dpdk/rte/mp_socket
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,reta_size=256
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,reta_size=256
 
    With the above configuration, reta table of size 256 is populated.
 
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,flow_max_priority=10
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,flow_max_priority=10
 
    With the above configuration, priority level was set to 10 (0-9). Max
    priority level supported is 32.
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,flow_prealloc_size=4
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,flow_prealloc_size=4
 
    With the above configuration, pre alloc size was set to 4. Max pre alloc
    size supported is 32.
@@ -162,7 +162,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,max_sqb_count=64
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,max_sqb_count=64
 
    With the above configuration, each send queue's decscriptor buffer count is
    limited to a maximum of 64 buffers.
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,switch_header="higig2"
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,switch_header="higig2"
 
    With the above configuration, higig2 will be enabled on that port and the
    traffic on this port should be higig2 traffic only. Supported switch header
@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example to select the legacy mode(RSS tag adder as XOR)::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,tag_as_xor=1
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,tag_as_xor=1
 
 - ``Max SPI for inbound inline IPsec`` (default ``1``)
 
@@ -205,7 +205,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,ipsec_in_max_spi=128
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,ipsec_in_max_spi=128
 
    With the above configuration, application can enable inline IPsec processing
    on 128 SAs (SPI 0-127).
@@ -216,7 +216,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,lock_rx_ctx=1
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,lock_rx_ctx=1
 
 - ``Lock Tx contexts in NDC cache``
 
@@ -224,7 +224,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,lock_tx_ctx=1
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,lock_tx_ctx=1
 
 .. note::
 
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@  Runtime Config Options
 
    For example::
 
-      -w 0002:02:00.0,npa_lock_mask=0xf
+      -i 0002:02:00.0,npa_lock_mask=0xf
 
 .. _otx2_tmapi:
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/nics/thunderx.rst b/doc/guides/nics/thunderx.rst
index b1ef9eba59b8..9ec77713db5e 100644
--- a/doc/guides/nics/thunderx.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/nics/thunderx.rst
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@  This section provides instructions to configure SR-IOV with Linux OS.
 
    .. code-block:: console
 
-      ./arm64-thunderx-linux-gcc/app/testpmd -l 0-3 -n 4 -w 0002:01:00.2 \
+      ./arm64-thunderx-linux-gcc/app/testpmd -l 0-3 -n 4 -i 0002:01:00.2 \
         -- -i --no-flush-rx \
         --port-topology=loop
 
@@ -398,7 +398,7 @@  This scheme is useful when application would like to insert vlan header without
 Example:
    .. code-block:: console
 
-      -w 0002:01:00.2,skip_data_bytes=8
+      -i 0002:01:00.2,skip_data_bytes=8
 
 Limitations
 -----------
diff --git a/doc/guides/prog_guide/poll_mode_drv.rst b/doc/guides/prog_guide/poll_mode_drv.rst
index 6fae39f9048a..5957c2032989 100644
--- a/doc/guides/prog_guide/poll_mode_drv.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/prog_guide/poll_mode_drv.rst
@@ -374,9 +374,9 @@  parameters to those ports.
   this argument allows user to specify which switch ports to enable port
   representors for.::
 
-   -w DBDF,representor=0
-   -w DBDF,representor=[0,4,6,9]
-   -w DBDF,representor=[0-31]
+   -i DBDF,representor=0
+   -i DBDF,representor=[0,4,6,9]
+   -i DBDF,representor=[0-31]
 
 Note: PMDs are not required to support the standard device arguments and users
 should consult the relevant PMD documentation to see support devargs.
diff --git a/doc/guides/prog_guide/switch_representation.rst b/doc/guides/prog_guide/switch_representation.rst
index cc1d0d7569cb..165535ede561 100644
--- a/doc/guides/prog_guide/switch_representation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/prog_guide/switch_representation.rst
@@ -59,9 +59,9 @@  which can be thought as a software "patch panel" front-end for applications.
 
 ::
 
-   -w pci:dbdf,representor=0
-   -w pci:dbdf,representor=[0-3]
-   -w pci:dbdf,representor=[0,5-11]
+   -i pci:dbdf,representor=0
+   -i pci:dbdf,representor=[0-3]
+   -i pci:dbdf,representor=[0,5-11]
 
 - As virtual devices, they may be more limited than their physical
   counterparts, for instance by exposing only a subset of device
diff --git a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/eventdev_pipeline.rst b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/eventdev_pipeline.rst
index dc7972aa9a5c..e4c23da9ebcb 100644
--- a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/eventdev_pipeline.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/eventdev_pipeline.rst
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@  these settings is shown below:
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-    ./build/eventdev_pipeline --vdev event_sw0 -- -r1 -t1 -e4 -w FF00 -s4 -n0 -c32 -W1000 -D
+    ./build/eventdev_pipeline --vdev event_sw0 -- -r1 -t1 -e4 -i FF00 -s4 -n0 -c32 -W1000 -D
 
 The application has some sanity checking built-in, so if there is a function
 (e.g.; the RX core) which doesn't have a cpu core mask assigned, the application
diff --git a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/ipsec_secgw.rst b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/ipsec_secgw.rst
index db2685660ff7..5cb62a4a33e9 100644
--- a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/ipsec_secgw.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/ipsec_secgw.rst
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@  The application has a number of command line options::
 
    ./build/ipsec-secgw [EAL options] --
                         -p PORTMASK -P -u PORTMASK -j FRAMESIZE
-                        -l -w REPLAY_WINOW_SIZE -e -a
+                        -l -i REPLAY_WINOW_SIZE -e -a
                         -c SAD_CACHE_SIZE
                         -s NUMBER_OF_MBUFS_IN_PACKET_POOL
                         -f CONFIG_FILE_PATH
diff --git a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/l3_forward_power_man.rst b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/l3_forward_power_man.rst
index 0cc6f2e62e75..4ed33c508f04 100644
--- a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/l3_forward_power_man.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/l3_forward_power_man.rst
@@ -378,7 +378,7 @@  See :doc:`Power Management<../prog_guide/power_man>` chapter in the DPDK Program
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-    ./l3fwd-power -l xxx   -n 4   -w 0000:xx:00.0 -w 0000:xx:00.1 -- -p 0x3 -P --config="(0,0,xx),(1,0,xx)" --empty-poll="0,0,0" -l 14 -m 9 -h 1
+    ./l3fwd-power -l xxx   -n 4   -i 0000:xx:00.0 -w 0000:xx:00.1 -- -p 0x3 -P --config="(0,0,xx),(1,0,xx)" --empty-poll="0,0,0" -l 14 -m 9 -h 1
 
 Where,
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/vdpa.rst b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/vdpa.rst
index d66a724827af..78dde860626c 100644
--- a/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/vdpa.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/sample_app_ug/vdpa.rst
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@  Take IFCVF driver for example:
 .. code-block:: console
 
         ./vdpa -c 0x2 -n 4 --socket-mem 1024,1024 \
-                -w 0000:06:00.3,vdpa=1 -w 0000:06:00.4,vdpa=1 \
+                -i 0000:06:00.3,vdpa=1 -w 0000:06:00.4,vdpa=1 \
                 -- --interactive
 
 .. note::
diff --git a/doc/guides/tools/cryptoperf.rst b/doc/guides/tools/cryptoperf.rst
index 28b729dbda8b..334a4f558abd 100644
--- a/doc/guides/tools/cryptoperf.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/tools/cryptoperf.rst
@@ -417,7 +417,7 @@  Call application for performance throughput test of single Aesni MB PMD
 for cipher encryption aes-cbc and auth generation sha1-hmac,
 one million operations, burst size 32, packet size 64::
 
-   dpdk-test-crypto-perf -l 6-7 --vdev crypto_aesni_mb -w 0000:00:00.0 --
+   dpdk-test-crypto-perf -l 6-7 --vdev crypto_aesni_mb -i 0000:00:00.0 --
    --ptest throughput --devtype crypto_aesni_mb --optype cipher-then-auth
    --cipher-algo aes-cbc --cipher-op encrypt --cipher-key-sz 16 --auth-algo
    sha1-hmac --auth-op generate --auth-key-sz 64 --digest-sz 12
@@ -427,7 +427,7 @@  Call application for performance latency test of two Aesni MB PMD executed
 on two cores for cipher encryption aes-cbc, ten operations in silent mode::
 
    dpdk-test-crypto-perf -l 4-7 --vdev crypto_aesni_mb1
-   --vdev crypto_aesni_mb2 -w 0000:00:00.0 -- --devtype crypto_aesni_mb
+   --vdev crypto_aesni_mb2 -i 0000:00:00.0 -- --devtype crypto_aesni_mb
    --cipher-algo aes-cbc --cipher-key-sz 16 --cipher-iv-sz 16
    --cipher-op encrypt --optype cipher-only --silent
    --ptest latency --total-ops 10
@@ -437,7 +437,7 @@  for cipher encryption aes-gcm and auth generation aes-gcm,ten operations
 in silent mode, test vector provide in file "test_aes_gcm.data"
 with packet verification::
 
-   dpdk-test-crypto-perf -l 4-7 --vdev crypto_openssl -w 0000:00:00.0 --
+   dpdk-test-crypto-perf -l 4-7 --vdev crypto_openssl -i 0000:00:00.0 --
    --devtype crypto_openssl --aead-algo aes-gcm --aead-key-sz 16
    --aead-iv-sz 16 --aead-op encrypt --aead-aad-sz 16 --digest-sz 16
    --optype aead --silent --ptest verify --total-ops 10
diff --git a/doc/guides/tools/flow-perf.rst b/doc/guides/tools/flow-perf.rst
index cdedaf9a97d4..c03681525e60 100644
--- a/doc/guides/tools/flow-perf.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/tools/flow-perf.rst
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@  with a ``--`` separator:
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
-	sudo ./dpdk-test-flow_perf -n 4 -w 08:00.0 -- --ingress --ether --ipv4 --queue --flows-count=1000000
+	sudo ./dpdk-test-flow_perf -n 4 -i 08:00.0 -- --ingress --ether --ipv4 --queue --flows-count=1000000
 
 The command line options are:
 
diff --git a/doc/guides/tools/testregex.rst b/doc/guides/tools/testregex.rst
index 4317aab533e2..b1a011b121c5 100644
--- a/doc/guides/tools/testregex.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/tools/testregex.rst
@@ -70,4 +70,4 @@  The data file, will be used as a source data for the RegEx to work on.
 
 The tool has a number of command line options. Here is the sample command line::
 
-   ./dpdk-test-regex -w 83:00.0 -- --rules rule_file.rof2 --data data_file.txt --job 100
+   ./dpdk-test-regex -i 83:00.0 -- --rules rule_file.rof2 --data data_file.txt --job 100