[dpdk-dev] Any benefit of using DPDK's makefiles instead of using

James Yu ypyu2011 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 09:43:13 CET 2014

Please ignore this post. I re-post it with the right subject. Sorry about

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 12:40 AM, James Yu <ypyu2011 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone knows how to turn off TSO in DPDK+SR-IOV in KVM guest VM ? I want
> the packets sending out of the KVM host not to have TSO by the hardware.
> I imagine that I need to do the following:
> 1. turn off TSO in the guest before starting DPDK using ethtool -K ethX
> tso off
>     After DPDK is started, the device will be removed.
>     I think the command ethtool will call ethtool function in the
> ixgbevf.ko in the kernel to turn TSO off. Am I correct ?
> 2. turn off TSO on the host using ethtool -K ethX tso off
> Do I need to do the second one ? Would the first one propagate down to the
> host ?
> James

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