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From: Dmitry Kozlyuk <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>
To: Antonio Di Bacco <a.dibacco.ks@gmail.com>
Cc: timwood@gwu.edu, users@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: Connecting two DPDK applications through fake virtual functions
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 00:41:38 +0300
Message-ID: <20220318004138.30769acf@sovereign> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAO8pfFkReUNEB9pbu3RaYHU6bZ8Byzwv9f2bKHM_=WjSQeJNqg@mail.gmail.com>

2022-03-17 21:53 (UTC+0100), Antonio Di Bacco:
> Really? I know that the application is using a PMD driver for Intel card,
> will this driver work with memif too?

In many cases DPDK applications are agnostic of the underlying HW
and are capable of using any provided PMD, including pure SW devices,
like memif. If you can supply DPDK arguments to the app,
it should be easy to try and find out.

P.S. Please avoid top-posting.

> Il giorno gio 17 mar 2022 alle ore 17:44 Dmitry Kozlyuk <
> dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com> ha scritto:  
> 
> > 2022-03-17 16:55 (UTC+0100), Antonio Di Bacco:  
> > > Unfortunately I cannot change the applications but I only can create some
> > > fake VFs and connect them with software.
> > > Could OVS come to the rescue?  
> >
> > You don't need to modify app code to communicate via shared memory:
> > https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/memif.html

      reply	other threads:[~2022-03-17 21:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-17  9:29 Antonio Di Bacco
2022-03-17 13:26 ` Timothy Wood
2022-03-17 15:55   ` Antonio Di Bacco
2022-03-17 16:44     ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2022-03-17 20:53       ` Antonio Di Bacco
2022-03-17 21:41         ` Dmitry Kozlyuk [this message]

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