[ovs-discuss] Problem on creating bridge interface on OVS_DPDK in a VMware VM guest

Darrell Ball dball at vmware.com
Tue Sep 26 05:09:53 UTC 2017



On 9/25/17, 9:26 PM, "Sun Paul" <paulrbk at gmail.com> wrote:

    we are evauluating the DPDK on VMXNET3 , is sit supported in the VMware guest?

I see what you are doing now; I think it should be supported.
What driver are you using to bind the “vmxnet3 nic” ?
Probably you should provide all the steps you are using and your environment.


    
    On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 12:09 PM, Darrell Ball <dball at vmware.com> wrote:
    > Do you have a hard requirement to use vmxnet3 ?
    > What are you requirements otherwise ?
    >
    >
    > On 9/25/17, 9:06 PM, "ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org on behalf of Darrell Ball" <ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org on behalf of dball at vmware.com> wrote:
    >
    >
    >
    >     On 9/25/17, 8:31 PM, "Sun Paul" <paulrbk at gmail.com> wrote:
    >
    >         Hi
    >
    >         thank for the reply. but can you explain what I should do?
    >
    >
    >     Do you have a hard requirement to use ESXi and vmxnet3 ?
    >     What are you requirements otherwise ?
    >
    >
    >
    >         On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 3:18 AM, Darrell Ball <dball at vmware.com> wrote:
    >         >
    >         >
    >         > On 9/25/17, 2:53 AM, "ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org on behalf of Sun Paul" <ovs-discuss-bounces at openvswitch.org on behalf of paulrbk at gmail.com> wrote:
    >         >
    >         >     Hi
    >         >
    >         >     I am trying to have a OVS+DPDK setup on a VM guest in Vmware
    >         >     environment. the network adapter type for the dpdk is vmxnet3.
    >         >
    >         > The present support for guest connectivity for OVS-DPDK is here:
    >         > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__docs.openvswitch.org_en_latest_topics_dpdk_vhost-2Duser_&d=DwIFaQ&c=uilaK90D4TOVoH58JNXRgQ&r=BVhFA09CGX7JQ5Ih-uZnsw&m=U9YEU77bZamqSg208ehS8-3M4sgEVZoZE9yILybkOuU&s=6iVy8pqpuoo_1QAliEi37GLAiW2wEkUl5UGZMf7l5WA&e=
    >         >
    >         >
    >         >     when I am trying to add-port on it, it failed. any idea?
    >         >
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00058|netdev_dpdk|ERR|Interface dpdk0 MTU (1500)
    >         >     setup error: Operation not supported
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00059|netdev_dpdk|ERR|Interface dpdk0(rxq:1
    >         >     txq:2) configure error: Operation not supported
    >         >
    >         >
    >         >
    >         >     the full log is shown below.
    >         >
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:26Z|00051|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev:
    >         >     Datapath supports ct_orig_tuple6
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00039|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: MPLS label stack length
    >         >     probed as 3
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00040|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     truncate action
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00041|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     unique flow ids
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00042|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports clone
    >         >     action
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00043|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Max sample nesting
    >         >     level probed as 10
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00044|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     eventmask in conntrack action
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00045|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_state
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00046|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_zone
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00047|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_mark
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00048|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_label
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00049|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_state_nat
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00050|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_orig_tuple
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00051|ofproto_dpif|INFO|netdev at ovs-netdev: Datapath supports
    >         >     ct_orig_tuple6
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:26Z|00052|bridge|INFO|bridge c1: added interface c1
    >         >     on port 65534
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00052|bridge|INFO|bridge c1: added interface c1 on port 65534
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost kernel: device c1 entered promiscuous mode
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:26Z|00053|bridge|INFO|bridge c1: using datapath ID
    >         >     000076ff8ff75d4e
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00053|bridge|INFO|bridge c1: using datapath ID 000076ff8ff75d4e
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:26Z|00054|connmgr|INFO|c1: added service controller
    >         >     "punix:/usr/local/var/run/openvswitch/c1.mgmt"
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:26 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00054|connmgr|INFO|c1: added service controller
    >         >     "punix:/usr/local/var/run/openvswitch/c1.mgmt"
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vsctl: ovs|00001|vsctl|INFO|Called as
    >         >     ovs-vsctl add-port c1 dpdk0 -- set Interface dpdk0 type=dpdk
    >         >     options:dpdk-devargs=0000:03:00.0
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00055|dpif_netdev|INFO|PMD thread on numa_id: 0,
    >         >     core id:  0 created.
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00055|dpif_netdev|INFO|PMD thread on numa_id: 0, core id:  0
    >         >     created.
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00056|dpif_netdev|INFO|There are 1 pmd threads on
    >         >     numa node 0
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00056|dpif_netdev|INFO|There are 1 pmd threads on numa node 0
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00057|netdev_dpdk|WARN|Rx checksum offload is not supported on
    >         >     port 0
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00057|netdev_dpdk|WARN|Rx checksum offload is not
    >         >     supported on port 0
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00058|netdev_dpdk|ERR|Interface dpdk0 MTU (1500)
    >         >     setup error: Operation not supported
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00059|netdev_dpdk|ERR|Interface dpdk0(rxq:1
    >         >     txq:2) configure error: Operation not supported
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd:
    >         >     2017-09-26T09:51:57Z|00060|bridge|INFO|bridge c1: added interface
    >         >     dpdk0 on port 1
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost kernel: pmd12[2671]: segfault at 64 ip
    >         >     000000000067fa98 sp 00007f68faffc680 error 4 in
    >         >     ovs-vswitchd[400000+566000]
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00058|netdev_dpdk|ERR|Interface dpdk0 MTU (1500) setup error:
    >         >     Operation not supported
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00059|netdev_dpdk|ERR|Interface dpdk0(rxq:1 txq:2) configure
    >         >     error: Operation not supported
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost ovs-vswitchd[2624]:
    >         >     ovs|00060|bridge|INFO|bridge c1: added interface dpdk0 on port 1
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:57 plocalhost abrt-hook-ccpp: Process 2624 (ovs-vswitchd)
    >         >     of user 0 killed by SIGSEGV - dumping core
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost abrt-hook-ccpp: Failed to create
    >         >     core_backtrace: waitpid failed: No child processes
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost systemd: ovs-vswitchd.service: main process
    >         >     exited, code=killed, status=11/SEGV
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost systemd: Unit ovs-vswitchd.service entered
    >         >     failed state.
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost systemd: ovs-vswitchd.service failed.
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost abrt-server: Executable
    >         >     '/usr/local/sbin/ovs-vswitchd' doesn't belong to any package and
    >         >     ProcessUnpackaged is set to 'no'
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost abrt-server: 'post-create' on
    >         >     '/var/spool/abrt/ccpp-2017-09-26-17:51:57-2624' exited with 1
    >         >     Sep 26 17:51:58 plocalhost abrt-server: Deleting problem directory
    >         >     '/var/spool/abrt/ccpp-2017-09-26-17:51:57-2624'
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