On Wed, 2018-02-14 at 00:58 +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> 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>
Note that 3.10 is dead as well since last year (as I discovered with
immense joy when I had to backport meltdown fixes...), the next LTS in
3.16 which will be maintained until 04/2020.