[dpdk-dev] How to debug packet sends to virtual functions

Burakov, Anatoly anatoly.burakov at intel.com
Tue Feb 4 12:52:43 CET 2014

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mats Liljegren [mailto:liljegren.mats2 at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 11:48 AM
> To: Burakov, Anatoly
> Cc: dev at dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] How to debug packet sends to virtual functions
> Hi Anatoly,
> Thanks for the clarification. Then I can't use those instructions, which is what I
> was starting to suspect. I have to find another way of getting DPDK running in
> the guest then. Using ixgbevf in the guest works fine, though.
> Regards
> Mats

Hi Mats

Let me clarify - do you run DPDK on both host and guest? E.g. you load igb_uio on the host as well? If not, I don't see why you can't use those instructions - you're creating VF devices on the host anyway, and that's where you should set their MAC addresses.

Best regards,
Anatoly Burakov
DPDK SW Engineer

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