On 09/04/2018 13:55, Shreyansh Jain wrote:
Documentation for burst mode changes to testpmd would need an update.
I guess, only when the user explicitly sets 'set burst 0' would the
driver defaults be picked up - isn't it?


Maybe something like this:

--- a/doc/guides/testpmd_app_ug/run_app.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/testpmd_app_ug/run_app.rst
@@ -372,7 +372,9 @@ The commandline options are:
 *   ``--burst=N``

     Set the number of packets per burst to N, where 1 <= N <= 512.
-    The default value is 16.
+    The default value is 32.
+    If set to 0, driver default is used if defined. Else, if driver
+    is not defined, default of 32 is used.

 *   ``--mbcache=N``

In the above, I think the existing documented default value needs to be
changed. It is set to '#define DEF_PKT_BURST 32'

Had a quick look and it looks like that discrepancy has been there since the documentation was converted to .rst in 2014.

If you add that, please use my ack for next revision.
(For patch 1/4, I had already given my Ack in v2)

I'll add in the snippet above. 18.05 integration deadline has I think passed, but documentation changes will still get in.

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