[dpdk-dev] [RFC] lib/librte_vhost: qemu vhost-user support into DPDK vhost library

Xie, Huawei huawei.xie at intel.com
Tue Aug 26 13:05:56 CEST 2014


Hi all:
We are implementing qemu official vhost-user interface into DPDK vhost library, so there would be two coexisting implementations for user space vhost backend.
Pro and cons in my mind:
Existing solution:
Pros:  works with qemu version before 2.1;  Cons: depends on eventfd proxy kernel module and extra maintenance effort
Qemu vhost-user:
               Pros:  qemu official us-vhost interface;     Cons: only available after qemu 2.1

BR.
huawei


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