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From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
To: Cyrus Bugwadia <cyrus.bugwadia@gmail.com>
Cc: users@dpdk.org, s_rsharma@hotmail.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-users] KNI issues
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 15:21:17 -0700
Message-ID: <20200708152117.6bb96371@hermes.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <320D2D8E-BD74-4947-A31C-B5A29BA59577@gmail.com>

On Tue, 7 Jul 2020 11:59:20 -0700
Cyrus Bugwadia <cyrus.bugwadia@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, 
> We have been trying to make a sample DPDK application work on RHEL 7.0 and keep getting these errors saying /dev/kni can't be loaded. There are no instructions on how to find or build this kernel model (rte_kni) and it doesn't appear to be installed or built by default.
> Please suggest if we are missing some steps or from where to get this kernel module
> Thanks,
> Cyrus

You need to have KNI module enabled in the config.
By default all kernel modules in DPDK are now disabled.


Then after build you will find kni module in the build result.
You will have to manually insmod it.

I assume you are using older release with make (not current releases with meson).

      reply	other threads:[~2020-07-08 22:21 UTC|newest]

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2020-07-07 18:59 Cyrus Bugwadia
2020-07-08 22:21 ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]

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