[dpdk-users] using the KNI on Amazon EC2

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Tue Nov 28 00:59:01 CET 2017

On 11/27/2017 11:11 AM, Cody Doucette wrote:
> Is there any way to bring up a KNI on EC2? I seem to be able to create the
> interface, assign IP addresses to it, etc, but can't actually activate the
> interface by bringing it up using either ifconfig or with a netlink socket
> directly.

Bringing interface up via ifconfig should be working.
Are you testing kni sample app or kni pmd?

> This line from the KNI guide gives me doubt: "Ethtool is not supported in
> i40e and VMs."

This is valid for ethtool support only, and related how kni ethtool support

> Is there any work around to this?

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