[ovs-dev] Q on vhost-user and virtio

Ravi Kerur rkerur at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 14:10:26 UTC 2018


On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 6:06 AM, Flavio Leitner <fbl at sysclose.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 07, 2018 at 05:09:46PM -0700, Ravi Kerur wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a use-case and I want to
> >
> > (1) create vhost-user ports on OVS-DPDK running on a host
> > (2) in a container a dpdk-based application using virtio-user connecting
> to
> > vhost-user ports via sockets.
> >
> > I looked at following 2 links from Intel which shows how-to configure
> > vhost-user and virtio-user inside a VM and from OVS it's about just
> > configuration.
> >
> > https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/set-up-open-
> vswitch-with-dpdk-on-ubuntu-server
> >
> > http://docs.openvswitch.org/en/latest/intro/install/dpdk/
> >
> > Question: Above use case supported/tested?
>
> If you are asking for a commercial product, then you should check
> with your support representative instead.
>
> Assuming you are talking about the upstream code, we support OVS
> vhost-user side only, not the virtio-user as it is not part of OVS.
>
>
I am referring to upstream code. I want to use OVS vhost-user on a host and
dpdk-app inside a container using virtio-user connect to OVS_vhost_user. Is
this use-case supported/tested?

> --
> Flavio
>
>


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