Enable DPDK with OVS

Enable DPDK with OVS

Note

Consider this section as part of Deploy an OpenStack cluster.

Note

This feature is available as technical preview. Use such configuration for testing and evaluation purposes only.

Caution

This feature is available starting from MOS Ussuri Update.

This section instructs you on how to enable DPDK with the Neutron OVS back end.

To enable DPDK with OVS:

  1. Verify that your deployment meets the following requirements:

  2. Enable DPDK in the OsDpl custom resource through the node specific overrides settings. For example:

    spec:
      nodes:
        <NODE-LABEL>::<NODE-LABEL-VALUE>:
          features:
            neutron:
              dpdk:
                bridges:
                - ip_address: 10.12.2.80/24
                  name: br-phy
                driver: igb_uio
                enabled: true
                nics:
                - bridge: br-phy
                  name: nic01
                  pci_id: "0000:05:00.0"
              tunnel_interface: br-phy