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

Nick Allen nick at nickallen.org
Wed Feb 10 18:15:25 CET 2016

What is typically used instead of VirtualBox?  I'd be happy to try an
alternative.  Ideally, it would be something that could run across
different host operating systems; including OS X and Linux.

Thanks for your thoughts.

On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:12 PM, Stephen Hemminger
<stephen at networkplumber.org> wrote:
> 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.

Nick Allen <nick at nickallen.org>

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