* solved: dpdk-devbind.py fail on AWS c5n.metal instance running 'Amazon Linux 2 Kernel 5.10
@ 2021-12-17 23:13 fwefew 4t4tg
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From: fwefew 4t4tg @ 2021-12-17 23:13 UTC (permalink / raw)
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An earlier email sent today to this distribution incorrectly claimed
that dpdk-devbind.py was not working on Amazon Linux 2 Kernel 5.10.
This was my error. IOMMU was not turned on. I thought it default ON; it
does not even for c5n.metal instances.
The correct steps are:
* follow https://doc.dpdk.org/guides/nics/ena.html under "On AWS, the metal
instances are supporting IOMMU for both arm64 and x86_64 hosts" to
enable IOMMU by modifying grub boot file.
* follow instructions at
to update the vfio-pci driver.
dpdk-bind will then work:
Network devices using DPDK-compatible driver
0000:7f:00.0 'Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) ec20' drv=vfio-pci unused=ena
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