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    Copyright(c) 2017 Cavium, Inc

OCTEON TX FPAVF Mempool Driver

The OCTEON TX FPAVF PMD (**librte_mempool_octeontx**) is a mempool
driver for offload mempool device found in **Cavium OCTEON TX** SoC

More information can be found at `Cavium, Inc Official Website


Features of the OCTEON TX FPAVF PMD are:

- 32 SR-IOV Virtual functions
- 32 Pools
- HW mempool manager

Supported OCTEON TX SoCs

- CN83xx


See :doc: `../platform/octeontx.rst` for setup information.

Pre-Installation Configuration

Config File Options

The following options can be modified in the ``config`` file.
Please note that enabling debugging options may affect system performance.

- ``CONFIG_RTE_MBUF_DEFAULT_MEMPOOL_OPS`` ( set to ``octeontx_fpavf``)

  Set default mempool ops to octeontx_fpavf.


  Toggle compilation of the ``librte_mempool_octeontx`` driver.

Driver Compilation

To compile the OCTEON TX FPAVF MEMPOOL PMD for Linux arm64 gcc target, run the
following ``make`` command:

.. code-block:: console

   cd <DPDK-source-directory>
   make config T=arm64-thunderx-linux-gcc


The OCTEON TX fpavf mempool initialization similar to other mempool
drivers like ring. However user need to pass --base-virtaddr as
command line input to application example test_mempool.c application.


.. code-block:: console

    ./build/app/test -c 0xf --base-virtaddr=0x100000000000 \