31/01/2018 16:27, Stephen Hemminger:
> Notify users of upcoming change in kernel requirement.
> Encourage users to use current LTS kernel version.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <step...@networkplumber.org>
> ---
> +* linux: Linux kernel version 3.2 (which is the current minimum required
> +  version for the DPDK) will be end of life in May 2018. Therefore the 
> planned
> +  minimum required kernel version for DPDK 18.5 will be next oldest Long
> +  Term Stable (LTS) version which is 3.10. The recommended kernel version is
> +  the latest LTS kernel which currently is 4.14.

We could print a warning at EAL init if kernel version does not satisfy the
minimal requirement.

Acked-by: Thomas Monjalon <tho...@monjalon.net>

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