[dpdk-dev] Selecting Linux distribution for DPDK applications: CentOS or Debian
daniel.kaminsky at infinitelocality.com
Thu Jan 30 13:10:20 CET 2014
We're using CentOS 6.5 and Ubuntu 12.04 and don't see any issue with both
On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Prashant Upadhyaya <
prashant.upadhyaya at aricent.com> wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> Intel DPDK release notes(1.5.2) mention the following tested OS --
> * Fedora release 18
> * Ubuntu* 12.04 LTS
> * Wind River* Linux* 5
> * Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 6.3
> * SUSE Enterprise Linux* 11 SP2
> I have personally used Fedora 18 and it works fine for me for
> virtualization including SRIOV and pass through as well as virtio with KNI
> So I am tending to stick to Fedora 18.
> I don't know why is CentOS not tested and mentioned in release notes.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Kan
> Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:01 PM
> To: dev at dpdk.org
> Subject: [dpdk-dev] Selecting Linux distribution for DPDK applications:
> CentOS or Debian
> I'm deciding between Debian 7.3 (3.2.0 kernel) and CentOS 6.5 (2.6.32
> kernel) for production. I'm wondering if anyone has recommendation. We run
> the DPDK application in a virtualized environment. Currently, we configure
> NICs in pass-through mode which gives the best performance. In the future,
> we plan to use DPDK with paravirtualized nics (eg. vmxnet3-usermap). Thanks.
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