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From: fwefew 4t4tg <7532yahoo@gmail.com>
To: users@dpdk.org
Subject: Hosted DPDK development using Mellanox NICs
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 19:19:04 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+Tq66UgG1egrmav9eBWqWYgYio6Vxm6D-ywhm1AiqUUz-hmQg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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This is a follow-up to earlier questions I posted to this group on
alternatives to AWS for DPDK development.

From https://news.ycombinator.com/ I was turned on to Equinix from which
bare metal boxes are offered. I found they have better hardware for this
purpose at less than half the cost. The boxes come with Mellanox ConnectX-4
Lx NICs superior to AWS ENA NICs in capability and performance. You can
reserve two perfectly good machines for a buck an hour. You're billed by
the hour and return them to Equinix at will.

I prepared this instruction set:


to give a fairly complete, precise instruction set on how to configure two
Equinix machines running DPDK. It deals with all prerequisite setup
including the Mellanox driver. In fact, I have not found a single write-up
anywhere that pulls together everything in one place.

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