[dpdk-users] segfault with dpdk 16.07 in rte_mempool_populate_phys

Shreyansh Jain shreyansh.jain at nxp.com
Wed Aug 24 09:23:37 CEST 2016

Hi Martin,

(Sorry. I have converted the email to plain-text)

Happy to hear this. Probably next time I too will keep in mind the importance of init/contructor.

> From: martin_curran-gray at keysight.com [mailto:martin_curran-gray at keysight.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:18 PM
> To: users at dpdk.org; Shreyansh Jain <shreyansh.jain at nxp.com>
> Cc: martin_curran-gray at keysight.com
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-users] segfault with dpdk 16.07 in rte_mempool_populate_phys
> Hi Shreyansh
> Found my problem, because of the way the dpdk is integrated into our sw as a prebuilt library, we don’t get the automatic initialisation of objects the way I think the dpdk examples benefit from.
> I’d forgotten this, we have explicit calls to things like 
>        devinitfn_rte_i40e_driver();
> so after I added an explicit call to 
>       mp_hdlr_init_ops_mp_mc();
> my function pointer deep down below  rte_mempool_create is now valid.
> Seem to have a nice performance improvement of about 40% in the rate my app can handle at the front door compared to 2.2.0

[Shreyansh] That is a good increase.

> Nice
> Now I just need to find out why when I turn on vector mode, I never get any mbuffs returned to the pool ☺

[Shreyansh] I am not sure what does the above mean (vector mode) - so, no comments from my side.

> Thanks for your help
> Martin


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