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[dpdk-dev] doc: add option to install PMD driver shared library

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Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Pattan, Reshma March 27, 2017, 12:32 p.m. UTC
Update the document with the available EAL command
line option to install the pmd drivers that are built
as shared libraries.

Signed-off-by: Reshma Pattan <reshma.pattan@intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst | 7 ++++++-
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Ferruh Yigit March 28, 2017, 3 p.m. UTC | #1
On 3/27/2017 1:32 PM, Reshma Pattan wrote:
> Update the document with the available EAL command
> line option to install the pmd drivers that are built
> as shared libraries.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Reshma Pattan <reshma.pattan@intel.com>

Acked-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
Thomas Monjalon April 4, 2017, 12:35 p.m. UTC | #2
2017-03-28 16:00, Ferruh Yigit:
> On 3/27/2017 1:32 PM, Reshma Pattan wrote:
> > Update the document with the available EAL command
> > line option to install the pmd drivers that are built
> > as shared libraries.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Reshma Pattan <reshma.pattan@intel.com>
> 
> Acked-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>

Applied, thanks
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diff --git a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst
index 29739a5..12fefff 100644
--- a/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/linux_gsg/build_sample_apps.rst
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@  The following is the list of options that can be given to the EAL:
 .. code-block:: console
 
     ./rte-app [-c COREMASK | -l CORELIST] [-n NUM] [-b <domain:bus:devid.func>] \
-              [--socket-mem=MB,...] [-m MB] [-r NUM] [-v] [--file-prefix] \
+              [--socket-mem=MB,...] [-d LIB.so|DIR] [-m MB] [-r NUM] [-v] [--file-prefix] \
 	      [--proc-type <primary|secondary|auto>] [-- xen-dom0]
 
 The EAL options are as follows:
@@ -137,6 +137,11 @@  The EAL options are as follows:
 * ``--socket-mem``:
   Memory to allocate from hugepages on specific sockets.
 
+* ``-d``:
+  Add a driver or driver directory to be loaded.
+  The application should use this option to load the pmd drivers
+  that are built as shared libraries.
+
 * ``-m MB``:
   Memory to allocate from hugepages, regardless of processor socket. It is
   recommended that ``--socket-mem`` be used instead of this option.