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From: Jerin Jacob <jerinjacobk@gmail.com>
To: Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>
Cc: John McNamara <john.mcnamara@intel.com>,
	Marko Kovacevic <marko.kovacevic@intel.com>,
	 dpdk-dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>,
	 Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] doc: introduce openwrt how-to guide
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2019 16:31:24 +0900
Message-ID: <CALBAE1Mv5PhtvGiMEN5Zmcyn2wzfhzsAMBypGXtsMkX4bd=8=w@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191202063423.77504-1-xiaolong.ye@intel.com>

On Mon, Dec 2, 2019 at 3:38 PM Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com> wrote:
>
> This doc describes how to enable DPDK on openwrt in both virtual and
> physical x86 environment.


Could you split the documentation into generic and x86 specific? So
other architectures
can add the architecture-specific details instead of duplicating.


>
> Signed-off-by: Xiaolong Ye <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>
> ---
>
> v2 changes:
>
> 1. add meson build steps for dpdk
> 2. replace steps about build openwrt and running dpdk application with links
>
>  doc/guides/howto/index.rst   |   1 +
>  doc/guides/howto/openwrt.rst | 181 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 182 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 doc/guides/howto/openwrt.rst
>
> diff --git a/doc/guides/howto/index.rst b/doc/guides/howto/index.rst
> index a4c131652..5a97ea508 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/howto/index.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/howto/index.rst
> @@ -19,3 +19,4 @@ HowTo Guides
>      packet_capture_framework
>      telemetry
>      debug_troubleshoot
> +    openwrt
> diff --git a/doc/guides/howto/openwrt.rst b/doc/guides/howto/openwrt.rst
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000..b5ad66466
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/doc/guides/howto/openwrt.rst
> @@ -0,0 +1,181 @@
> +..  SPDX-License-Identifier: BSD-3-Clause
> +    Copyright(c) 2019 Intel Corporation.
> +
> +Enable DPDK on openwrt
> +======================
> +
> +This document describes how to enable Data Plane Development Kit(DPDK) on
> +Openwrt in both virtual and physical x86 environment.
> +
> +Introduction
> +------------
> +
> +The OpenWrt project is a Linux operating system targeting embedded devices.
> +Instead of trying to create a single, static firmware, OpenWrt provides a fully
> +writable filesystem with package management. This frees user from the
> +application selection and configuration provided by the vendor and allows user
> +to customize the device through the use of packages to suit any application. For
> +developers, OpenWrt is the framework to build and application without having to
> +build a complete firmware around it, for users this means the ability for full
> +customization, to use the device in ways never envisioned.
> +
> +Pre-requisites
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +You need gcc, binutils, bzip2, flex, python3.5+, perl, make, find, grep, diff,
> +unzip, gawk, getopt, subversion, libz-dev and libc headers installed.
> +
> +Build OpenWrt
> +-------------
> +
> +You can obtain OpenWrt image through https://downloads.openwrt.org/releases. To
> +fully customize your own OpenWrt, it is highly recommended to build it through
> +the source code, you can clone the OpenWrt source code by:
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       git clone https://git.openwrt.org/openwrt/openwrt.git
> +
> +OpenWrt configuration
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +* Select ``x86`` in ``Target System``
> +* Select ``x86_64`` in ``Subtarget``
> +* Select ``Build the OpenWrt SDK`` for cross-compilation environment
> +* Select ``Use glibc`` in ``Advanced configuration options (for developers)``
> +                          -> ``ToolChain Options``
> +                          -> ``C Library implementation``
> +
> +Kernel configuration
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +Below configurations need to be enabled:
> +
> +* CONFIG_UIO=y
> +* CONFIG_HUGETLBFS=y
> +* CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE=y
> +* CONFIG_PAGE_MONITOR=y
> +
> +Build steps
> +~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +For detailed OpenWrt build steps, please refer to guide in its official site.
> +
> +`OpenWrt build guide
> +<https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-developer/build-system/use-buildsystem>`_.
> +
> +After build is done, you can find the images and sdk in ``<OpenWrt Root>/bin/targets/x86/64-glibc/``.
> +
> +DPDK Cross Compilation for OpenWrt
> +----------------------------------
> +
> +Pre-requisites
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +NUMA is required to run dpdk in x86.
> +
> +.. note::
> +
> +       For compiling the NUMA lib, run libtool --version to ensure the libtool version >= 2.2,
> +otherwise the compilation will fail with errors.
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       git clone https://github.com/numactl/numactl.git
> +       cd numactl
> +       git checkout v2.0.13 -b v2.0.13
> +       ./autogen.sh
> +       autoconf -i
> +       export PATH=<OpenWrt sdk>/glibc/openwrt-sdk-x86-64_gcc-8.3.0_glibc.Linux-x86_64/staging_dir/toolchain-x86_64_gcc-8.3.0_glibc/bin/:$PATH
> +       ./configure CC=x86_64-openwrt-linux-gnu-gcc --prefix=<OpenWrt SDK toolchain dir>
> +       make install
> +
> +The numa header files and lib file is generated in the include and lib folder respectively under <OpenWrt SDK toolchain dir>.
> +
> +Build DPDK
> +~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +* meson build
> +
> +To cross compile with meson build, you need to write customized cross file first.
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       [binaries]
> +       c = 'x86_64-openwrt-linux-gcc'
> +       cpp = 'x86_64-openwrt-linux-cpp'
> +       ar = 'x86_64-openwrt-linux-ar'
> +       strip = 'x86_64-openwrt-linux-strip'
> +
> +       meson builddir --cross-file openwrt-cross
> +       ninja -C builddir
> +
> +.. note::
> +
> +       For compiling the igb_uio with the kernel version used in target machine, you need to explicitly specify kernel_dir in meson_options.txt.
> +
> +* make
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       export STAGING_DIR=<OpenWrt sdk>/glibc/openwrt-sdk-x86-64_gcc-8.3.0_glibc.Linux-x86_64/staging_dir
> +       export RTE_SDK=`pwd`
> +       export RTE_KERNELDIR=<OpenWrt Root>/build_dir/target-x86_64_glibc/linux-x86_64/linux-4.19.81/
> +       make config T=x86_64-native-linuxapp-gcc
> +       make -j 100 CROSS=x86_64-openwrt-linux-gnu-
> +
> +Running DPDK application on OpenWrt
> +-----------------------------------
> +
> +Virtual machine
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +* Extract boot image
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       gzip -d openwrt-x86-64-combined-ext4.img.gz
> +
> +* Launch Qemu
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       qemu-system-x86_64 \
> +               -cpu host \
> +               -smp 8 \
> +               -enable-kvm \
> +               -M q35 \
> +               -m 2048M \
> +               -object memory-backend-file,id=mem,size=2048M,mem-path=/tmp/hugepages,share=on \
> +               -drive file=<Your OpenWrt images folder>/openwrt-x86-64-combined-ext4.img,id=d0,if=none,bus=0,unit=0 \
> +               -device ide-hd,drive=d0,bus=ide.0 \
> +               -net nic,vlan=0 \
> +               -net nic,vlan=1 \
> +               -net user,vlan=1 \
> +               -display none \
> +
> +
> +Physical machine
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +If you are using Windows PC, you can use some free and opensource raw disk image writer program such as
> +``Win32 Disk Imager`` and ``Etcher`` to write OpenWrt image (openwrt-x86-64-combined-ext4.img) to a USB
> +flash driver or USB SDcard with SDcard or a Sata hard drivre or SSD from your PC.
> +
> +If you are using Linux, you can use old dd tool to write OpenWrt image to the drive you want to write the
> +image on.
> +
> +.. code-block:: console
> +
> +       dd if=openwrt-18.06.1-x86-64-combined-squashfs.img of=/dev/sdX
> +
> +Where sdX is name of the drive. (You can find it though ``fdisk -l``)
> +
> +Running DPDK
> +~~~~~~~~~~~~
> +
> +More detailed info about how to run a DPDK application please refer to ``Running DPDK Applications`` section of :ref:`the DPDK documentation <linux_gsg>`.
> +
> +.. note::
> +
> +       You need to install pre-built numa libraries (including soft link) to /usr/lib64 in OpenWrt.
> --
> 2.17.1
>

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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-29  8:19 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-11-29 10:09 ` Bruce Richardson
2019-11-29 15:03   ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-11-29 16:59 ` Stephen Hemminger
2019-12-01 11:30   ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-02  6:34 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-12-02  7:31   ` Jerin Jacob [this message]
2019-12-02  8:09     ` Ye Xiaolong
2019-12-12  2:25 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-12-16  3:01 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " Xiaolong Ye
2019-12-19  6:05   ` Zhang, Xiao
2020-01-17 13:46   ` Mcnamara, John
2020-01-18  1:52     ` Ye Xiaolong
2020-01-18  5:48 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5] " Xiaolong Ye
2020-01-22 12:34   ` Mcnamara, John

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