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From: Irfan Zia <irfanzia@gmail.com>
To: Derek Wasely <derek.wasely@yahoo.com>, "dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Cc: Irfan A -VPE <irfan@paxym.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] Tilera Native DPDK. Re: non-x86 ? Re: Would DPDK run on AMD processors
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 05:26:22 +0500
Message-ID: <CAAjfaYVSM927p-3H9Pfxz6JLqKPr3PQiaOr-u_zLup7GakzPNA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

Derek,

If the customer allows it ; more details could become available.  Meanwhile
it will be their prerogative to contribute.  This is briefly explained at:
http://paxym.com/Paxym_Updates_Multicore_SW.html#DPDK-Native-Tilera-Port

thanks!

-irfan

On Mon, Jul 8, 2014 at 4:46 PM, Derek Wasely <derek.wasely@yahoo.com> wrote:

can u explain more?  May I test it...what card is needed ?

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 1:06 AM, Irfan Zia <irfanzia@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> hi Derek,
>    we completed a  DPDK  port onto the Tilera's TILE-GX architecture
> 'Natively' for a customer. Specifically it was on the Gx-36 (36 Tiles) PCIe
> card.   Their  team is able to directly take their Host DPDK apps  (NFV
> modules and tunnels generators)  and reuse them on the TileNcore-36 PCIe
> card 'as-is',   Allowing them to build their system with much economical
> and lower power host CPU (Atom 330).
>
>    we are currently completing similar port for Cavium's OCTEON -II.
>
>    And Yerden is right,  we had to resolve many intriguing technical
> issues ;-)
>
> -irfan
> VP Eng
> Paxym Inc.
> www.paxym.com
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 4:25 PM, Yerden Zhumabekov <e_zhumabekov@sts.kz>
> wrote:
>
>> Intel DPDK is intentionally being developed to bring support of packet
>> processing
>> to Intel processors. In order to provide high performance in packet
>> processing,
>> developing Intel DPDK requires rather good optimization, like extensive
>> use of
>> SSE intrinsics etc. Hence it demands x86 arch.
>>
>> Since Intel DPDK is opensource, there is no license restriction to run
>> it on any arch,
>> but I guess one will face rather intriguing technical issues doing that :)
>>
>> 03.07.2014 19:35, Derek Wasely пишет:
>> > how about running DPDK on other processors ?   Any licensing
>> restriction on using it on non-x86 arch ?  Does it work automatically on
>> say  PPC or OCTEON ?
>>
>> --
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Yerden Zhumabekov
>> STS, ACI
>> Astana, KZ
>>
>>
>

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