[dpdk-users] DPDK driver for mellanox (connectx-4)

Nélio Laranjeiro nelio.laranjeiro at 6wind.com
Mon Feb 5 11:54:49 CET 2018

On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 09:16:45AM +0000, Avi Cohen (A) wrote:
> Hi,
> Is the process of unbind linux kernel and bind mlx-dpdk driver for
> mellanox connect-4 lx , is similar to intel drivers (ixgbe/i40e) ? 
> I don't find how to insmod the dpdk-mlx driver , what its name ,
> location , etc
> Who can assist ?
> Regards 
> Avi

Hi Avi,

There is not DPDK-mlx driver to modprobe, only regular kernel modules,
you can refer to the PMD documentation [1].
You you run with a pretty knew Linux Kernel > v4.14 you just need the
upstream RDMA-Core, otherwise follow the procedure with Mellanox OFED.


[1] https://dpdk.org/doc/guides/nics/mlx5.html

Nélio Laranjeiro

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