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From: Vijayakumar Athithan <athithanvijay@gmail.com>
To: Dmitry Kozlyuk <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>
Cc: "users@dpdk.org" <users@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-users] How to test DPDK port in VM workstation player
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2021 10:37:01 +0530
Message-ID: <CAOENXLwHuRM6hWGRubF-MN1o26gUuVbT-k2KPs2fhvZGcAs_ow@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210302201445.40736980@sovereign>

On Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 10:44 PM Dmitry Kozlyuk <dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 2021-03-02 17:51, Vijayakumar Athithan:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have been exploring DPDK 19.xx for a firewall use case demo. Over the
> > last few weeks I was able to understand how to run testpmd, dpdk-pdump,
> > basicfwd. I was able to build DPDK, compile examples and bind the DPDK
> > drivers to NIC interfaces as well using dpdk-setup.sh.
> >
> > I struggle to test DPDK applications as my laptop NIC is not supported by
> > DPDK. Then I used a VMware workstation player where host OS is Windows10
> > and guest OS is Ubuntu 16.xx. In VM I get e1000 (  Intel Corporation
> 82540EM)
> > as ethernet controller.
> >
> > I get I/O error when I try to run DPDK applications as there is known
> > limitation on using  Intel Corporation 82540EM based on one of the
> > references.
> > Is there way to change e1000-82540EM into other supported NIC in vm
> player ?
>
> Hi Vijayakumar,
>
> You're looking for vmxnet3, VMWare-native paravirtualized device.
> There's a vmxnet3 PMD in DPDK.
> Adapter type should be configurable in VM properties.
>
>
Hi  Dmitry,

Thanks for your inputs. Let me try with your inputs and get back to you.

Thanks,
B.Vijayakumar Athithan

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-03  5:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-02 12:21 Vijayakumar Athithan
2021-03-02 17:14 ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-03-03  5:07   ` Vijayakumar Athithan [this message]
2021-03-18 15:34     ` Vijayakumar Athithan

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