[dpdk-dev] igb_uio fails on VirtualBox virtio

Vincent JARDIN vincent.jardin at 6wind.com
Sat Feb 8 13:39:19 CET 2014

You should use another virtio because it avoids uio constraints.

I have been using it to run testpmd on Virtualbox longtime ago.

See http://dpdk.org/browse/virtio-net-pmd/

Best regards,
Le 8 févr. 2014 01:35, "Reda Haddad" <reda.haddad at ericsson.com> a écrit :

> Hi,
> I am getting a "write error: No such device" when:
> echo  0000:00:08.0 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/igb_uio/bind
> This is on Virtualbox with a virtio based adapter.
> This also fails when using the dpdk pci_unbind:
> ./tools/pci_unbind.py --bind=igb_uio 00:08.0
> Cannot bind to driver igb_uio
> I have read (http://dpdk.org/doc) that the dpdk (I am using version 1.6)
> supports virtio on virtual box. Is it truly supported?
> If yes, any clue on what is the problem?
> Thanks,
> Reda

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