[dpdk-dev] Is it possible to have dpdk running with no dependency on a nic ?
ymolists at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 18:20:23 CET 2014
Could you please point me to a sample doing this ? All the sample i have
seen are initializing the eal and that involves initializing the nics. Is
there a sample ? Can you mock up some code ?
plz plzzz :-)
On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 3:42 AM, Vivek Soni <tellviveks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, It is very well possible to run DPDK without dependency on the NIC.
> But it all depends what you want to do.
> The two DPDK applications can communicate using the ring library provided
> by DPDK. In case there is no NIC, DPDK provides pure software based PMDs
> which can be used on systems without a NIC or with unsupported NIC using
> standard kernel drivers.
> Hope it helps.
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 1:49 AM, Ymo Lists <ymolists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is this a faq ???
> > On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Ymo Lists <ymolists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 1) I have two apps that need to communicate on the same machine . Is it
> > > possible to have these two apps communicating via dpdk without
> > referencing
> > > a nic ?
> > >
> > > 2) The apps need to run on an amazon vm. How can you run dpdk on an
> > amazon
> > > vm with only one nic if the above is not possible ?
> > >
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