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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: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 21:04:14 +0530
Message-ID: <CAOENXLzvpBWxZ-Rkf1dcRiecDeB8URA3LZQwo7rmmZYAJQs0Rg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOENXLwHuRM6hWGRubF-MN1o26gUuVbT-k2KPs2fhvZGcAs_ow@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 10:37 AM Vijayakumar Athithan <
athithanvijay@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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

I tried the Ubuntu 18.x version with DPDK 19.xx. e1000 is working there.
Not sure what I missed earlier. Thanks for inputs.

B.Vijayakumar Athithan

      reply	other threads:[~2021-03-18 15:34 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
2021-03-18 15:34     ` Vijayakumar Athithan [this message]

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