[ovs-discuss] ovs 2.4 dpdk ports

haris tanvir haristanvir at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 20 22:31:10 UTC 2015


I got the answer :)
Can you please provide a link (or send document) to me explaining in detail the working of vhostuser ports on latest ovs release. Any kind of documentation would be helpful. Thanks
RegardsHaris
 

> From: kevin.traynor at intel.com
> To: haristanvir at hotmail.com
> CC: discuss at openvswitch.org
> Subject: RE: [ovs-discuss] ovs 2.4 dpdk ports
> Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:14:48 +0000
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: haris tanvir [mailto:haristanvir at hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, October 18, 2015 7:41 PM
> > To: Traynor, Kevin
> > Cc: discuss at openvswitch.org
> > Subject: RE: [ovs-discuss] ovs 2.4 dpdk ports
> > 
> > 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?
> 
> I'm not sure I understand the question. Do you mean using SR-IOV or something else? 
> 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > 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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