In this tutorial we will show detailed instructions and debugging info, in order to deploy a DPDK enabled OVS on an Openstack Newton environment, on Ubuntu 16.04.

First and foremost you must have a working Openstack Newton environment with OVS networking.

Secondly you need to have a DPDK enabled OVS, built and running on your system.

The easy way to do that is to just download and configure the official package.

Following these instructions:

sudo apt-get install openvswitch-switch-dpdk 1 sudo apt-get install openvswitch-switch-dpdk sudo update-alternatives --set ovs-vswitchd /usr/lib/openvswitch-switch-dpdk/ovs-vswitchd-dpdk 1 sudo update-alternatives --set ovs-vswitchd /usr/lib/openvswitch-switch-dpdk/ovs-vswitchd-dpdk This will install the ovs with dpdk in it. But we also need to add More >