[ovs-dev] OvS-DPDK as secondary process

Ravi Kerur rkerur at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 19:46:59 UTC 2021

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 03:06:28AM -0800, Ravi Kerur wrote:
> > I am looking into running OvS-DPDK as a secondary DPDK process instead of
> > primary. We have a  custom built binary running as a primary DPDK process
> > and would like to augment it with OvS-DPDK running as secondary. DPDK EAL
> > has '--proc-type=secondary' parameter which could be used to run as
> > secondary, however, I don't see it as a supported option while
> configuring
> > OvS-DPDK. Any config in OvS available for this?
> You can set additional DPDK configuration options for OVS with
> ovs-vsctl set Open_vSwitch . other-config:dpdk-extra="..."
> I don't know whether this particular option works.
Thank you, it worked.

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