[dpdk-dev] Which vmxnet3 pmd is to be used in dpdk 1.6.x?

Prashant Upadhyaya prashant.upadhyaya at aricent.com
Tue Mar 11 06:27:27 CET 2014

Hi Stephen,

This is great news !
I can wait for a formal release of DPDK with your driver.
Please let me know when is the release expected. I will happily migrate to that.


-----Original Message-----
From: Stephen Hemminger [mailto:stephen at networkplumber.org]
Sent: Monday, March 10, 2014 9:21 PM
To: Prashant Upadhyaya
Cc: Srinivasan J; dev at dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Which vmxnet3 pmd is to be used in dpdk 1.6.x?

On Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:30:48 +0530
Prashant Upadhyaya <prashant.upadhyaya at aricent.com> wrote:

> Hi Srini,
> Thanks, I could also make it work, thanks to your cue !
> Now then, this multi-segment not being supported in vmxnet3 driver is a big party-pooper for me. Unfortunately in my usecase, I do indeed make heavy use of multisegment buffers for sending out the data, so my usecase has failed and I will have to fix that.
> Also, can you please adivse how much is the max data rates you have been able to achieve with one vmxnet3 10G port.
> Thanks a lot for the advice once again.
> Regards
> -Prashant

I am integrating our driver with the 1.6.1 DPDK driver.
We support multi-segment, if you want I will backport that feature first.

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