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From: Staffan Wiklund <staffan491@gmail.com>
To: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Cc: users <users@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: How to use DPDK memif between Docker container and native Linux application?
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 20:09:47 +0100
Message-ID: <CAAV4wTjzTovvJZXjQsnbW5GZTFpZkVVQ92Fqo59eZZ3fd=RSpw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220216104637.4632aa3b@hermes.local>

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Thanks for your help.
I will then try with the "socket-abstract=yes" to memif.

Regards
Staffan

Den ons 16 feb. 2022 kl 19:46 skrev Stephen Hemminger <
stephen@networkplumber.org>:

> On Wed, 16 Feb 2022 10:19:02 +0100
> Staffan Wiklund <staffan491@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello
> >
> > I wonder if it is possible for a DPDK application using the memif feature
> > to communicate with a native Linux application?
> >
> > I have tried to create a Docker container and start the image by:
> > docker run -ti --privileged -v "/mnt/huge:/mnt/huge" -v
> "/var/run:/var/run"
> > -v "/tmp:/tmp" -v "/run:/run" -v "/sys:/sys" -v "/dev:/dev" testpmd
> > /bin/bash
> >
> > In this container I start the dpdk-testpmd application in server mode by:
> > ./dpdk-testpmd -l 1-2  --no-pci  --proc-type=primary --file-prefix=td1
> > --vdev=net_memif,role=server,mac=00:00:00:00:00:01 -- -i
> >
> > From a UNIX shell in the same server I start the dpdk-testpmd in client
> > mode:
> > sudo ./dpdk-testpmd -l 3-4  --no-pci --proc-type=primary
> --file-prefix=td2
> > --vdev=net_memif,zero-copy=yes,mac=00:00:00:00:00:02
> --single-file-segments
> > -- -i
> >
> > This results in the following error message on the client side:
> > . . .
> > Configuring Port 0 (socket 0)
> > memif_connect_client(): Failed to connect socket: /run/memif.sock.
> > Fail to start port 0
> > . . .
> >
> > If I start both sides in a UNIX shell, the client can connect to the
> server.
> > Do you know what can be the fault when executing in a Docker container
> and
> > in a UNIX shell for communication using the DPDK memif feature?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Staffan
>
> The docker container is in a different filesystem namespace so the two
> can't
> talk to each other. You might get it to work with the abstract option to
> memif.
>

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-16  9:19 Staffan Wiklund
2022-02-16 18:46 ` Stephen Hemminger
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