[dpdk-dev] hardware neutral driver for DPDK

Vincent JARDIN vincent.jardin at 6wind.com
Thu Mar 6 22:26:21 CET 2014


On 06/03/2014 22:25, Neil Horman wrote:
> Hey there-
> 	I'm interested in doing some work on the DPDK, specifically in creating
> a driver backend that interfaces to the kernel using AF_PACKET rather than a
> specific card for which a UIO or VFIO driver is available in kernel.  I think it
> would be nice for the DPDK to have a hardware agnostic driver for development
> purposes.  Before I begin I wanted to make sure that something like this hasn't
> already been done. I don't see any clear reference to one in the git repo, but I
> figured I'd ask just to be sure there wasn't some external project in the works
> already.
> Thanks & Regards
> Neil

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