Intel® Data Plane Development Kit for FreeBSD* Guide
This document contains instructions for installing and configuring the Intel® Data Plane Development Kit (Intel® DPDK) software. It is designed to get customers up and running quickly. The document describes how to compile and run an Intel DPDK application in a FreeBSD* application (bsdapp) environment, without going deeply into detail.
The following is a list of Intel DPDK documents in the suggested reading order:
• Release Notes—provides release-specific information, including supported features, limitations, fixed issues, known issues, and so on. Also, provides the answers to frequently asked questions in FAQ format.
• Getting Started Guide (this document)—describes how to install and configure the Intel DPDK, designed to get users up and running quickly with the software.
• Programmer's Guide—describes:
—The software architecture and how to use it (through examples), specifically in a Linux* application environment.
—The content of the Intel DPDK, the build system (including the commands that can be used in the root Intel DPDK makefile to build the development kit and an application) and guidelines for porting an application.
— Optimizations used in the software and those that should be considered for new development.
Read the full Intel® Data Plane Development Kit for FreeBSD* Getting Started Guide.