[dpdk-users] PMD For Any Device

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Sat Dec 17 10:06:18 CET 2016

2016-12-16 18:36, Cliff Burdick:
> Hi, I wanted to do something like when I'm working on a machine that has an
> ixgbe device I can load that driver, but when using machine with no special
> NIC, just use a generic "PMD" that would go through the Linux stack. Does
> such a thing exist? If not, is there a standard way to test dpdk
> applications on servers without a custom PMD?

Yes you can try af_packet or pcap PMD:

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