[quagga-dev 10939] Re: high-bandwidth, low-latency quagga necessary ?

Jose Gavine Cueto pepedocs at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 02:47:00 GMT 2013


Hi Dinesh,

Nice suggestion.  I would definitely look into that mz pkt gen.  I'm
looking into creating a library like what you said, and try it out soon for
such applications like quagga and mz.

Thanks,
Pepe


On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM, Dinesh Dutt <ddutt at cumulusnetworks.com>wrote:

>  I think that your program, should you choose to write it, would be useful
> in many scenarios outside quagga. For example, could you develop it as a
> library, so that, packet generators such as mz can take advantage of it ?
> That'd quite helpful, IMO.
>
> Dinesh
>
> On 12/03/2013 06:17 PM, Jose Gavine Cueto wrote:
>
> Hi Dinesh,
>
>  Just wondering if there's such a use case for quagga, so I could take
> advantage of using DPDK.  It could be used with minimal quagga code
> modification.  I'm thinking out of the box actually since I'm only a quagga
> user and I don't know very much of its internals even if I've read some of
> its code before.
>
>  Cheers,
> Pepe
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 1:02 AM, Dinesh Dutt <ddutt at cumulusnetworks.com>wrote:
>
>>  Hi Pepe,
>>
>> Why do you want to do that within the context of quagga ?
>>
>> Dinesh
>>
>> On 12/03/2013 06:27 AM, Jose Gavine Cueto wrote:
>>
>>  Hi David,
>>
>>  Thank you for reminding me the obvious :) .  Maybe I could develop some
>> "fast path" plugin/api that can be used by quagga/c program for basically
>> tx/rx'ng packets.  I know that the processing in tx/rx is not of any
>> concern of quagga, but I was wondering if there is such use case that the
>> end-user wished for handling high-bandwidth control packets while using
>> quagga.
>>
>>  Thanks,
>> Pepe
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 8:37 PM, David Lamparter <
>> equinox at opensourcerouting.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Pepe,
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 06:47:30PM +0800, Jose Gavine Cueto wrote:
>>> > Is there a need for a high-bandwidth and low-latency optimization for
>>> > quagga ? I've used Intel's Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK), and
>>>  [...]
>>>
>>> Thank you for your offer, however, Quagga only implements the control
>>> plane and does not touch the data plane at all.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>>
>>> -David
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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