[dpdk-dev] [RFC PATCH] vhost: Add VHOST PMD
mukawa at igel.co.jp
Mon Aug 31 04:23:55 CEST 2015
On 2015/08/29 3:18, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:21:41 +0900
> Tetsuya Mukawa <mukawa at igel.co.jp> wrote:
>> The patch introduces a new PMD. This PMD is implemented as thin wrapper
>> of librte_vhost. It means librte_vhost is also needed to compile the PMD.
>> The PMD can have 'iface' parameter like below to specify a path to connect
>> to a virtio-net device.
>> $ ./testpmd -c f -n 4 --vdev 'eth_vhost0,iface=/tmp/sock0' -- -i
>> To connect above testpmd, here is qemu command example.
>> $ qemu-system-x86_64 \
>> -chardev socket,id=chr0,path=/tmp/sock0 \
>> -netdev vhost-user,id=net0,chardev=chr0,vhostforce \
>> -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=net0
>> Signed-off-by: Tetsuya Mukawa <mukawa at igel.co.jp>
> Lots of minor nits from checkpatch...
Sorry for that. I forgot that I have disabled the checkpatch.pl testing
of my submitting script.
I will fix them, and submit it again.
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