3. dpdk-pmdinfo Application

The dpdk-pmdinfo tool is a Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) utility that can dump a PMDs hardware support info.

3.1. Running the Application

The tool has a number of command line options:

dpdk-pmdinfo [-hrtp] [-d <pci id file] <elf-file>

-h, --help            Show a short help message and exit
-r, --raw             Dump as raw json strings
-d FILE, --pcidb=FILE Specify a pci database to get vendor names from
-t, --table           Output information on hw support as a hex table
-p, --plugindir       Scan dpdk for autoload plugins


  • Parameters inside the square brackets represents optional parameters.