[dpdk-dev] [ovs-dev] [PATCH RFC] dpif-netdev: Add support Intel DPDK based ports.

Pravin Shelar pshelar at nicira.com
Tue Jan 28 06:28:56 CET 2014

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 8:49 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 05:48:35PM -0800, pshelar at nicira.com wrote:
>> From: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>
>> Following patch adds DPDK netdev-class to userspace datapath.
>> Approach taken in this patch differs from Intel?? DPDK vSwitch
>> where DPDK datapath switching is done in saparate process.  This
>> patch adds support for DPDK type port and uses OVS userspace
>> datapath for switching.  Therefore all DPDK processing and flow
>> miss handling is done in single process.  This also avoids code
>> duplication by reusing OVS userspace datapath switching and
>> therefore it supports all flow matching and actions that
>> user-space datapath supports.  Refer to INSTALL.DPDK doc for
>> further info.
>> With this patch I got similar performance for netperf TCP_STREAM
>> tests compared to kernel datapath.
>> This is based a patch from Gerald Rogers.
>> Signed-off-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar at nicira.com>
>> CC: "Gerald Rogers" <gerald.rogers at intel.com>
> I haven't looked at the patch yet (it does sound awesome) but if it's
> based on Gerald's code then I'd expect to get his Signed-off-by too.


Gerald's Patch did not had any signed-off. So If he send me signed-off
now, I will update the commit msg.

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