[ovs-discuss] ovs 2.4 dpdk ports

haris tanvir haristanvir at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 18 18:40:36 UTC 2015


What would be the difference if rather than assigning a Guest machine "dpdkvhostuser" ports, i directly assign them "dpdk" physical ports? Would the performance improve?

 

> From: kevin.traynor at intel.com
> To: haristanvir at hotmail.com; discuss at openvswitch.org
> Subject: RE: [ovs-discuss] ovs 2.4 dpdk ports
> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:19:36 +0000
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss [mailto:discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org] On Behalf Of haris
> > tanvir
> > Sent: Monday, October 12, 2015 8:57 AM
> > To: discuss at openvswitch.org
> > Subject: [ovs-discuss] ovs 2.4 dpdk ports
> > 
> > Can someone explain the difference between(and elaborate) the following types
> > of ports in ovs 2.4
> > 
> > 1. dpdk
> physical NIC ports
> 
> > 2. dpdkr
> dpdk ring ports, they can be used to read/write memory shared through ivshmem
> 
> > 3. dpdkvhostuser
> qemu vhostuser ports
> 
> Have a look through the dpdk documentation http://www.dpdk.org/doc
> or the INSTALL.DPDK.md
> 
 		 	   		  
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