On 2/13/2018 10:06 AM, Burakov, Anatoly wrote:
> On 13-Feb-18 1:43 AM, Zhang, Xiaohua wrote:
>> Hi Anatoly,
>> AVP is a virtual NIC type, so you are right.
>>
>> When using the AVP device, you will see the following information from lspci 
>> (example).
>> Slot:       0000:00:05.0
>> Class:      Unclassified device [00ff]
>> Vendor:   Red Hat, Inc [1af4]
>> Device:    Virtio memory balloon [1002]
>> SVendor:          Red Hat, Inc [1af4]
>> SDevice:           Device [0005]
>> PhySlot:            5
>> Driver:    virtio-pci
>>
>> It is a little different with the standard "Ethernet" controller, such as 
>> "Class:  Ethernet controller [0200]".
>> Theoretically, the AVP is a memory based device. That's the reason, I put it 
>> as separate catalog.
>>
> 
> OK, fair enough. Is there any way we can make this category 
> not-WindRiver AVP specific? Are there other similar devices out there 
> that could potentially fit into this category?

Can we call it "memory_devices" instead of "avp_devices" ?

> 
>>
>> BR.
>> Xiaohua Zhang
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
> 
> <snip>
> 
>>
>> Is there any particular reason why this device appears in its own category, 
>> rather than being added to one of the existing device classes?
>> I'm not familiar with AVP but it looks like it's a NIC, so shouldn't it be 
>> in network_devices category?
>>
>> --
>> Thanks,
>> Anatoly
>>
> 
> 

Reply via email to