[ovs-dev] Question about DPDK + OVS in high level

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Wed Aug 26 16:54:52 UTC 2015


OK.

OVS using DPDK can connect physical machines without using the special
drivers for VM support.  I don't know whether the OVS build requires
them to be present.

OpenFlow controllers should be able to control OVS with DPDK in the same
way as OVS without DPDK.

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 12:52:30PM -0400, Junguk Cho wrote:
> I am sorry that I am not clear about term.
> My question is about OVS.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Junguk
> 
> 2015-08-26 12:49 GMT-04:00 Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com>:
> 
> > On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 12:47:39PM -0400, Junguk Cho wrote:
> > > In OVS 2.4 version, it includes DPDK as mainstream since there is
> > > INSTALL.DPDK.md.
> > > Is it different from OVDK?
> > > In other words, OVS + DPDK in version OVS 2.4 is not OVDK?
> >
> > OVDK is Intel's fork.  Open vSwitch is just Open vSwitch or "OVS".  We
> > don't call it OVDK.
> >
> > Are your questions about OVS or OVDK?
> >



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