Date created: 03/10/17 12:25:26. Last modified: 01/22/18 09:01:13

OpenVSwitch with DPDK Install

# DPDK pre-req's

sudo yum install make coreutils.x86_64 gcc glibc-devel.x86_64 kernel-devel.x86_64 kernel-headers.x86_64

# Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install make coreutils libc6-dev linux-headers-$(uname -r) build-essential libnuma-dev python


# DPDK build

cd /usr/src/dpdk-16.11/
export DPDK_DIR=/usr/src/dpdk-16.11
export DPDK_TARGET=x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc
export DPDK_BUILD=$DPDK_DIR/$DPDK_TARGET

sudo make install T=$DPDK_TARGET DESTDIR=install

# When getting this error
make: *** /lib/modules/3.10.0-514.6.2.el7.x86_64/build: No such file or directory.  Stop.
# there was a newer kernel version available:
$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 3.10.0-514.6.2.el7.x86_64
# Ran a "sudo yum upate" and installed kernel-3.10.0-514.10.2.el7.x86_64




# OVS pre-req's

sudo yum install openssl-devel.x86_64 libcap-ng-devel.x86_64 libcap-ng.x86_64 python python-six.noarch autoconf.noarch automake.noarch libtool.x86_64

# OVS build
cd /usr/src/openvswitch-2.7.0
./configure --with-dpdk=$DPDK_BUILD
make
sudo make install

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