[ovs-discuss] [OVS-Discuss]: configure: error: cannot link with dpdk

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Sat Sep 9 16:56:37 UTC 2017

On Fri, Sep 08, 2017 at 01:33:35PM +0000, Ranjith Kumar D wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to install OVS with DPDK and I getting below error while configuring OVS
> configure: error: cannot link with dpdk
> The below are my OVS and DPDK software  version details:
> DPDK version : dpdk-stable-17.02.1
> OVS version :  rte-openvswitch-2.4.0

It sounds like you're building the Intel-initiated fork of OVS based on
DPDK.  This isn't the right mailing list to discuss that fork.  Also, to
the best of my knowledge, that fork has not been under active
development for some time.

I suggest that you use mainline OVS 2.8.0 (or master) instead of the

More information about the discuss mailing list