[dpdk-users] pktgen run.py error: Config file 'default' not found

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Tue Jul 17 16:18:08 CEST 2018



> On Jul 16, 2018, at 11:09 PM, Zhao Chang <zhaochang206 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi, I want to run pktgen on my VMware virtual machine. I followed Getting
> Started with Pktgen
> <http://pktgen-dpdk.readthedocs.io/en/latest/getting_started.html> and when
> I executed  run.py it shows an empty list of config files. Then I trid to
> execute the instructions on the doc, I got an error says "Config file
> 'default' not found”.

change directory to cd .. then do ./tools/run.py -s default

I need to change the code to find the cfg directory, but we do not have a environment variable to the pktgen directory tree :-(

> 
> root at ubuntu:/home/chang/pktgen-dpdk/tools# ./run.py
>>>> sdk '/home/chang/dpdk', target 'x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc'
> *** Pick one of the following config files
> 
> Configurations:
>   Name             - Description
>   ----               -----------
> root at ubuntu:/home/chang/pktgen-dpdk/tools#  ./run.py -s default
>>>> sdk '/home/chang/dpdk', target 'x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc'
> *** Config file 'default' not found
> Configurations:
>   Name             - Description
>   ----               -----------
> 
> 
> 
> But in fact, the configuration file does exist in /pktgen-dpdk/cfg
> 
> 
> root at ubuntu:/home/chang/pktgen-dpdk/cfg# ls
> bond.cfg          default.cfg     pktgen-1.cfg      server_mif.cfg
> client_memif.cfg  half-bond.cfg   pktgen-2.cfg
> client_mif.cfg    many-cores.cfg  server_memif.cfg
> 
> My system is Ubuntu 18.04 installed on VMware. I've tried to re-clone the
> code, re-compile dpdk and pktgen, tried to install it on another machine,
> but got the same error.
> 
> Thanks in advance!

Regards,
Keith



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