[v6,05/14] doc: remove references to make from bbdevs guides
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Message ID 20201009102140.20730-6-ciara.power@intel.com
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Ciara Power Oct. 9, 2020, 10:21 a.m. UTC
Make is no longer supported for compiling DPDK, references are now
removed in the documentation.

Signed-off-by: Ciara Power <ciara.power@intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Kevin Laatz <kevin.laatz@intel.com>

---
v5: Added meson steps to turbo_sw doc.
---
 doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_5gnr_fec.rst |  5 +----
 doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_lte_fec.rst  |  5 +----
 doc/guides/bbdevs/turbo_sw.rst      | 23 ++++++++---------------
 3 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_5gnr_fec.rst b/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_5gnr_fec.rst
index 709e7baed9..17d3da30ff 100644
--- a/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_5gnr_fec.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_5gnr_fec.rst
@@ -51,10 +51,7 @@  FPGA 5GNR FEC does not support the following:
 Installation
 ------------
 
-Section 3 of the DPDK manual provides instructions on installing and compiling DPDK. The
-default set of bbdev compile flags may be found in config/common_base, where for example
-the flag to build the FPGA 5GNR FEC device, ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_BBDEV_FPGA_5GNR_FEC``,
-is already set.
+Section 3 of the DPDK manual provides instructions on installing and compiling DPDK.
 
 DPDK requires hugepages to be configured as detailed in section 2 of the DPDK manual.
 The bbdev test application has been tested with a configuration 40 x 1GB hugepages. The
diff --git a/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_lte_fec.rst b/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_lte_fec.rst
index 344a2cc06a..77a5a58175 100644
--- a/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_lte_fec.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/bbdevs/fpga_lte_fec.rst
@@ -50,10 +50,7 @@  FPGA LTE FEC does not support the following:
 Installation
 --------------
 
-Section 3 of the DPDK manual provides instructions on installing and compiling DPDK. The
-default set of bbdev compile flags may be found in config/common_base, where for example
-the flag to build the FPGA LTE FEC device, ``CONFIG_RTE_LIBRTE_PMD_BBDEV_FPGA_LTE_FEC``, is already
-set.
+Section 3 of the DPDK manual provides instructions on installing and compiling DPDK.
 
 DPDK requires hugepages to be configured as detailed in section 2 of the DPDK manual.
 The bbdev test application has been tested with a configuration 40 x 1GB hugepages. The
diff --git a/doc/guides/bbdevs/turbo_sw.rst b/doc/guides/bbdevs/turbo_sw.rst
index 20620c2e20..43c5129fd7 100644
--- a/doc/guides/bbdevs/turbo_sw.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/bbdevs/turbo_sw.rst
@@ -12,14 +12,6 @@  Note that the driver can also be built without any dependency with reduced
 functionality for maintenance purpose.
 
 To enable linking to the SDK libraries see detailed installation section below.
-Two flags can be enabled depending on whether the target machine can support
-AVX2 and AVX512 instructions sets and the related SDK libraries for vectorized
-signal processing functions are installed :
-- CONFIG_RTE_BBDEV_SDK_AVX2
-- CONFIG_RTE_BBDEV_SDK_AVX512
-By default these 2 flags are disabled by default. For AVX2 machine and SDK
-library installed then the first flag can be enabled. For AVX512 machine and
-SDK library installed then both flags can be enabled for full real time capability.
 
 This PMD supports the functions: FEC, Rate Matching and CRC functions detailed
 in the Features section.
@@ -144,20 +136,21 @@  In order to enable this virtual bbdev PMD, the user may:
   FlexRAN SDK libraries were installed. And ``DIR_WIRELESS_SDK`` to the path
   where the libraries were extracted.
 
+* Tune the meson build option pointing the location of the FlexRAN SDK libraries ``flexran_sdk``
+
 Example:
 
 .. code-block:: console
 
     export FLEXRAN_SDK=<path-to-workspace>/FlexRAN-FEC-SDK-19-04/sdk/build-avx2-icc/install
     export DIR_WIRELESS_SDK=<path-to-workspace>/FlexRAN-FEC-SDK-19-04/sdk/build-avx2-icc/
+    cd build
+    meson configure -Dflexran_sdk=<path-to-workspace>/FlexRAN-FEC-SDK-19-04/sdk/build-avx512-icc/install
+
+* For AVX512 machines with SDK libraries installed then both 4G and 5G can be enabled for full real time FEC capability.
+  For AVX2 machines it is possible to only enable the 4G libraries and the PMD capabilities will be limited to 4G FEC.
+  If no library is present then the PMD driver will still build but its capabilities will be limited accordingly.
 
-* Set ``CONFIG_RTE_BBDEV_SDK_AVX2=y`` and ``CONFIG_RTE_BBDEV_SDK_AVX512=y``
-  in DPDK common configuration file ``config/common_base`` to be able to use
-  the SDK libraries as mentioned above.
-  For AVX2 machine it is possible to only enable CONFIG_RTE_BBDEV_SDK_AVX2
-  for limited 4G functionality.
-  If no flag are set the PMD driver will still build but its capabilities
-  will be limited accordingly.
 
 To use the PMD in an application, user must: