Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][NFV] VIF_VHOSTUSER

2014-09-03 Thread Luke Gorrie
On 1 September 2014 09:10, loy wolfe loywo...@gmail.com wrote: If the neutron side MD is just for snabbswitch, then I thinks there is no change to be merged into the tree. Maybe we can learn from sriov nic, although backend is vendor specific, but the MD is generic, can support snabb,

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][NFV] VIF_VHOSTUSER

2014-09-01 Thread loy wolfe
If the neutron side MD is just for snabbswitch, then I thinks there is no change to be merged into the tree. Maybe we can learn from sriov nic, although backend is vendor specific, but the MD is generic, can support snabb, dpdkovs, ans other userspace vswitch, etc. As the reference implementation

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][NFV] VIF_VHOSTUSER

2014-08-31 Thread Itzik Brown
On 8/30/2014 11:22 PM, Ian Wells wrote: The problem here is that you've removed the vif_driver option and now you're preventing the inclusion of named VIF types into the generic driver, which means that rather than adding a package to an installation to add support for a VIF driver it's now

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][NFV] VIF_VHOSTUSER

2014-08-30 Thread Ian Wells
The problem here is that you've removed the vif_driver option and now you're preventing the inclusion of named VIF types into the generic driver, which means that rather than adding a package to an installation to add support for a VIF driver it's now necessary to change the Nova code (and

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][NFV] VIF_VHOSTUSER

2014-08-27 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 04:06:25PM +0200, Luke Gorrie wrote: Howdy! I am writing to ask whether it will be possible to merge VIF_VHOSTUSER [1] in Juno? VIF_VHOSTUSER adds support for a QEMU 2.1 has a feature called vhost-user [2] that allows a guest to do Virtio-net I/O via a userspace