[ovs-discuss] Using netmap with OVS

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Feb 25 16:36:12 UTC 2016

I think that it would, however, be easy to support netmap in OVS.  We'd
accept patches.

On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 06:40:39AM +0000, Heinonen, Sami (Nokia - FI/Espoo) wrote:
> Oh. Actually I had started to suspect this. I don't know where I got the idea that it does. Well, at least I don't have to be wondering anymore. :)
> Br,
> Sami Heinonen
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> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] Using netmap with OVS
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 09:18:18PM +0000, Heinonen, Sami (Nokia - FI/Espoo) wrote:
> > How do I tell OVS to use netmap? Do I have to use some specific port
> > name format and/or interface type like I do with DPDK? There is
> > literally nothing about using netmap in any of the documention.
> OVS doesn't support netmap.

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