[ovs-discuss] line rate traffic in dpdk & ovs rx errors and dead port.

Daniele Di Proietto diproiettod at vmware.com
Fri Sep 25 16:50:07 UTC 2015

I regularly start ovs with dpdk while traffic is flowing.

Is there anything suspicious in the ovs-vswitchd log?

Have you tried other DPDK apps (e.g. l2fwd)?

On 25/09/2015 17:28, "David Evans" <davidjoshuaevans at gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi all,
>Has anyone seen that when starting ovs (with dpdk) that the port will
>show many rx-errors and the device will stop receiving traffic?
>Is there a mitigation for this.
>I have tried adding drop all flows to the bridge before all my other
>flows are set up.
>I have tried disabling the port rx too. But still get this behaviour when
>starting ovs if there is traffic running to it.
>Everything works fine if I have no traffic running to the dpdk port at
>startup and initiate the traffic after the switch is steady and

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