[RFC,22/22] NTB: Describe ntb_virtio and ntb_vhost client in the documentation

Message ID 20200702082143.25259-23-kishon@ti.com
State New
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  • Enhance VHOST to enable SoC-to-SoC communication
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Kishon Vijay Abraham I July 2, 2020, 8:21 a.m.
Add a blurb in Documentation/ntb.txt to describe the ntb_virtio and
ntb_vhost client

Signed-off-by: Kishon Vijay Abraham I <kishon@ti.com>

 Documentation/driver-api/ntb.rst | 11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)



diff --git a/Documentation/driver-api/ntb.rst b/Documentation/driver-api/ntb.rst
index 87d1372da879..f84b81625397 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-api/ntb.rst
+++ b/Documentation/driver-api/ntb.rst
@@ -227,6 +227,17 @@  test client is interacted with through the debugfs filesystem:
 	specified peer. That peer's interrupt's occurrence file
 	should be incremented.
+NTB Vhost Client (ntb\_vhost) and NTB Virtio Client (ntb\_virtio)
+When two hosts are connected via NTB, one of the hosts should use NTB Vhost
+Client and the other host should use NTB Virtio Client. The NTB Vhost client
+interfaces with the Linux Vhost Framework and lets it to be used with any
+vhost client driver. The NTB Virtio client interfaces with the Linux Virtio
+Framework and lets it to be used with any virtio client driver. The Vhost
+client driver and Virtio client driver creates a logic cink to exchange data
+with each other.
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