28. IONIC Driver

The ionic driver provides support for Pensando server adapters. It currently supports the below models:

Please visit https://pensando.io for more information.

28.1. Identifying the Adapter

To find if one or more Pensando PCI Ethernet devices are installed on the host, check for the PCI devices:

lspci -d 1dd8:
b5:00.0 Ethernet controller: Device 1dd8:1002
b6:00.0 Ethernet controller: Device 1dd8:1002

28.2. Building DPDK

The ionic PMD driver supports UIO and VFIO, please refer to the DPDK documentation that comes with the DPDK suite for instructions on how to build DPDK.