[dpdk-dev] hardware neutral driver for DPDK

Neil Horman nhorman at tuxdriver.com
Thu Mar 6 22:39:10 CET 2014

On Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 10:26:21PM +0100, Vincent JARDIN wrote:
> librte_pmd_pcap
>   http://dpdk.org/browse/dpdk/tree/lib/librte_pmd_pcap
Perfect, thanks!

> 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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