[ovs-discuss] Compilation error : lib/netdev-dpdk.c:55:28: fatal error: rte_virtio_net.h: No such file or directory

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Sep 14 06:14:50 UTC 2017


I'm confused, then.  How did you successfully link DPDK 2.0 to OVS 2.4.0
without first compiling it?  Why is OVS 2.8 mentioned?

On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 06:05:52AM +0000, Ranjith Kumar D wrote:
> Hi Ben Pfaff,
> 
> I am building with OVS 2.4.0.
> 
> Regards,
> Ranjith 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Pfaff [mailto:blp at ovn.org] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2017 11:33 AM
> To: Ranjith Kumar D <Ranjith.Kumar at radisys.com>
> Cc: discuss at openvswitch.org
> Subject: Re: [ovs-discuss] Compilation error : lib/netdev-dpdk.c:55:28: fatal error: rte_virtio_net.h: No such file or directory
> 
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 05:58:07AM +0000, Ranjith Kumar D wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > 
> > We have GTP packet handling functionality with OVS 2.4.0  and it's 
> > very hard to merge changes to OVS 2.8.0
> > 
> > I have installed DPDK 2.0 and successfully linked with OVS 2.4.0, but compilation is failing with below error:
> > 
> > lib/netdev-dpdk.c:55:28: fatal error: rte_virtio_net.h: No such file 
> > or directory
> 
> It isn't clear whether you're building OVS 2.4 or 2.8, but OVS 2.8 works with DPDK 17.05.1 (not 2.0).


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