[dpdk-users] Unable to Bind Device in VirtualBox VM

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Feb 10 18:12:15 CET 2016

On Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:45:20 -0500
Nick Allen <nick at nickallen.org> wrote:

> Problem: I am unable to bind a virtual NIC using DPDK 2.2.0 that I
> created inside of a Ubuntu 14.04 guest running in VirtualBox 5.0.14 on
> OS X 10.11.3 on a 2015 Macbook Pro.  Here is the error that I am
> seeing.

Do you mean the virtio NIC?
VirtualBox has a non-standard implementation of virtio and I suspect
the feature negotiation isn't working. Could be a virtualbox bug.

Since virtualbox is not open source, I don't use or test it.

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