4. Supported Operating Systems

The following Linux* distributions were successfully used to generate or run the Intel® DPDK.

  • FreeBSD* 9.2
  • Fedora release 18
  • Ubuntu* 12.04 LTS
  • Wind River* Linux* 5
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 6.3
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux* 11 SP2

These distributions may need additional packages that are not installed by default, or a specific kernel. Refer to the DPDK Getting Started Guide for details.