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doc: document KNI limitation in release notes

Message ID 20181105170940.70602-1-ferruh.yigit@intel.com (mailing list archive)
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Series doc: document KNI limitation in release notes | expand

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Commit Message

Ferruh Yigit Nov. 5, 2018, 5:09 p.m. UTC
Commit a9460a0b2efb ("kni: fix build on Linux 4.19") disables some
ethtool commands because they are removed in newer (4.19) kernels.

This patch documents removed functionality.

Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>
---
 doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

Comments

Thomas Monjalon Nov. 18, 2018, 11:33 p.m. UTC | #1
05/11/2018 18:09, Ferruh Yigit:
> Commit a9460a0b2efb ("kni: fix build on Linux 4.19") disables some
> ethtool commands because they are removed in newer (4.19) kernels.
> 
> This patch documents removed functionality.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>

Applied, thanks
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diff --git a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
index 27b67e0fd..6ce276b22 100644
--- a/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/rel_notes/release_18_11.rst
@@ -377,6 +377,12 @@  API Changes
 * eventdev: Type of 2nd parameter to ``rte_event_eth_rx_adapter_caps_get()``
   has been changed from uint8_t to uint16_t.
 
+* KNI, when ethtool support enabled (``CONFIG_RTE_KNI_KMOD_ETHTOOL=y``)
+  ethtool commands ``ETHTOOL_GSET & ETHTOOL_SSET`` are no more supported for the
+  kernels that has ``ETHTOOL_GLINKSETTINGS & ETHTOOL_SLINKSETTINGS`` support.
+  This means ``ethtool "-a|--show-pause", "-s|--change"`` won't work, and
+  ``ethtool <iface>`` output will have less information.
+
 
 ABI Changes
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