[dpdk-users] TestPMD testing with VMX3NET Devices...

Jamie Fargen jfargen at redhat.com
Fri Sep 7 16:38:39 CEST 2018


The output show that that CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB is set to no.
# cat build/.config | grep -i shared CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB

I wil l change that to CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB=y and reinstall.



On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 9:52 AM, Rami Rosen <roszenrami at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, Jamie,
> By default, building in DPDK (including in stable-17.11.4) is by creating
> static
> libs (*.a) and not shared libs (*so).
> What does cat build/.config | grep -i shared show ?
> If you have CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB=y, this means that
> you use shared libs, and in such a case, a VMXNET3 *.so should be
> generated in the build
> (librte_pmd_vmxnet3_uio.so), and if indeed the testpmd app you use was
> built in
> a tree where CONFIG_RTE_BUILD_SHARED_LIB is "y",
> then the librte_pmd_vmxnet3_uio.so should be under /usr/lib64/... folder
> so it will work.
> It seems that the best thing is to rebuild the DPKD tree (after make
> clean) and reinstall it.
> Regards,
> Rami Rosen

Jamie Fargen
Senior Consultant
jfargen at redhat.com

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