[ovs-discuss] Info next OVS with Intel DPDK

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Mon Mar 2 21:56:52 UTC 2015


On Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 6:09 AM, Iezzi, Federico <federico.iezzi at hp.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
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> I'm so sorry if you already spoken a lot of this topic.
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> In my opinion this is the most clear topic on the OVS mailing list but it is
> a bit old (6 months ago) ->
> http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/discuss/2014-September/015019.html
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> If I'm not wrong the next OVS version will be released when two important
> features will be available: vHost (for QEMU integration) and Tunning "under"
> DPDK code.
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> From the changelog the current master OVS code supports Tunnel acceleration
> but it doesn't support the vHost functionality.
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> From the DPDK 2.0-RC1 changelog (released last week) Intel added the
> Tunneling acceleration at the DPDK level.
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> So can someone explain me the current integration status?
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> I know that the next OVS version will be available when all the features
> will be available but these features in what development state are.
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Tunnel support is already in OVS master branch. vhost patches are
under review but it is blocked on dpdk 1.8 support. I hope vhost
support will be merge in 2-3 weeks.



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