[dpdk-users] Looking for packet forwarding of real traffic

SAKTHIVEL ANAND S anand.sa88 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 09:37:36 CEST 2016

you may try KNI app ,in the examples.


On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 4:11 AM, Jean Tourrilhes <jt at labs.hpe.com> wrote:

>         Hi,
>         I'm looking a an example of simple packet forwarding of real
> traffic with DPDK.
>         I have two Ethernet segments :
>                 Host A <-> Switch 1 <-> Host D <-> Switch 2 <-> Host B
>         Host D has two ports, one in each segment.
>         A and B are in the same subnet and will run ping, netperf, wget...
>         If I use OVS-DPDK on Host D, it works fine. But OVS is way too
> complex for what I want.
>         If I use l2fwd from DPDK, it does not work. The broadcast ARP
> does not make it through.
>         Is there a simple example of packet forwarding that is
> supposed to work ? I have no need for L2 learning or anything fancy,
> just forwarding packets between the two ports.
>         Regards,
>         Jean

Sakthivel S OM

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