[dpdk-users] Retrieve NIC vendor name using PCI vendor ID

Rosen, Rami rami.rosen at intel.com
Sun Sep 10 20:55:28 CEST 2017

Hi, George,

>There already is a standard library for this (libpci).
>I see no reason to add this to DPDK.


Follow in pciutils execution of, for example,
"lspci -d 8086:158b"
Where you get, for example:
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation Device 158b (rev 02)
(or any other vendrID:DeviceID combo).

I would guess that behinds the scenes it is done by pci_lookup_name():

Rami Rosen

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