Regarding Netmap in VM

Jack Vogel jfvogel at
Tue May 27 17:19:06 UTC 2014

Ya, it might be nice to do a bunch of cleanup like that,  maybe once the
release happens I'll have some time to look into that.


On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 2:49 AM, Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at> wrote:

> On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 5:00 AM, Jack Vogel <jfvogel at> wrote:
>> I don't think we've ever tried this at Intel either. I had meant to check
>> the ixv code to
>> see if it had your code in it Luigi but got distracted, if it doesn't
>> then it obviously can't
>> work for the case of a VM.
> ixv.c does not contain the netmap hooks though it might be
> relatively straightforward to add them, possibly reusing
> the same netmap hooks and support functions used in ixgbe.c
> As a matter of fact, there seems to be a large amount
> of duplicated code between ixv.c and ixgbe.c,
> so i wonder whether it makes sense to remove the duplication and
> use just a single copy of the common parts ?
> cheers
> luigi

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