Please consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser by clicking one of the following links. Before you begin, check if enhanced networking is already enabled on your instance. Please refer to your browser’s Help pages for instructions. Instead, proceed to this procedure: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Post as a guest Name. For more details how to set the SMP affinity please see this white paper mentioned before.

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CONFIG_IXGBEVF: Intel(R) 10GbE PCI Express Virtual Function Ethernet support

There is a Linux server with several Intel ES cards: If you require a response, contact support. Enabling enhanced networking with a PV instance can make it unreachable.

Javascript is disabled or is unavailable in your browser. To ensure you have the latest kernel modules for your hardware, update your OS to the latest kernel supported by your OS vendor.

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How to upgrade Intel 10G NIC firmware under Linux – Server Fault

If you have important data on the instance that you want liux preserve, you should back that data up now by creating an AMI from your instance. Another story is 882599 ROM upgrade, which is sometimes mistakenly called firmware it is not a firmware as it executes on host system, not on ASIC itself. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


In the above case, the ixgbevf module is not loaded, because the listed driver is vif. Affinitizing the queues of a multiqueue interface in 10 GbE is crucial in the performance of any networking liux. All other operations are supported under Windows.

Please see your system documentation for details. If you are using a single interface defaultit will be eth0. Determine if your system uses predictable network interface names by default. We strongly lniux you to read this white paper in order to see some pointers that are important in developing networking applications.

In the above Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 example, the systemd version isso predictable network interface names must be disabled. Ilnux, proceed to this procedure: We appreciate all feedback, but cannot reply or give product support. To enable enhanced networking instance store-backed instances. Download the source for the ixgbevf module on your instance from Sourceforge at https: Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled.

Aaron 2, 1 7 Intel is not supplying patches against the kernel source to allow for static linking of the driver. C3, C4, D2, I2, M4 excluding m4. To enable enhanced networking instance pinux instances.


For more information, such as detailed syntax for commands, file locations, or package and tool support, see the specific documentation for your Linux distribution.

There is no linhx to disable the enhanced networking attribute after you’ve enabled it.

Please refer to your browser’s Help pages for instructions. In this case upgrading to latest and greatest is usually something to consider, especially if you observe some anomalies when booting from the network. Alternatively, you can use ethtool version 1. From your local computer, start llnux instance using the Amazon EC2 console or one of the following commands: Warning If you compile the ixgbevf module for your current kernel and then upgrade your kernel without rebuilding the driver for the new kernel, your system might revert to the distribution-specific ixgbevf module at the next reboot, which could make your system unreachable if the distribution-specific version is incompatible with enhanced networking.

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