The DPDK howto has slowly morphed into a catch all for everything DPDK,
which goes against the original design goal for 'howto' documents [*].
This series attempts to return some sanity to the universe by splitting
this document into many more 'topic' documents. Along the way, we add a
lot of semantic markup, rework some text, and add an overview on
'dpdk'-type ports (the original goal here).

There's a good chance I've made some mistakes in the process and I've
left TODOs for someone to resolve now or at a future date. I welcome
feedback on both of these.

Now to go back to figure how exactly NUMA affinity works for and affects
PMD threads...

[*] 'howto' documents are supposed to be brief, high-level overviews on
    a particular group of features, with a focus on the user. They're
    not as all-encompassing as a 'tutorial', but not as specific as a

Stephen Finucane (8):
  doc: Add an overview of the 'dpdk' port
  doc: Add "PMD" topic document
  doc: Move additional sections to "physical ports" doc
  doc: Move "QoS" guide to its own document
  doc: Add "bridge" topic document
  doc: Move "pdump" guide to its own document
  doc: Split Jumbo Frames guide between two docs
  doc: Final cleanup of the DPDK howto

 Documentation/                    |   2 +-
 Documentation/howto/dpdk.rst             | 453 +++----------------------------
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/bridge.rst     | 103 +++++++
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/index.rst      |  11 +
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/pdump.rst      |  65 +++++
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/phy.rst        | 242 +++++++++++++++++
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/pmd.rst        | 139 ++++++++++
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/qos.rst        | 100 +++++++
 Documentation/topics/dpdk/vhost-user.rst |  53 +++-
 9 files changed, 740 insertions(+), 428 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 Documentation/topics/dpdk/bridge.rst
 create mode 100644 Documentation/topics/dpdk/pdump.rst
 create mode 100644 Documentation/topics/dpdk/phy.rst
 create mode 100644 Documentation/topics/dpdk/pmd.rst
 create mode 100644 Documentation/topics/dpdk/qos.rst


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