Part VIII — NVIDIA Mellanox Bluefield-2 SmartNIC Hands-On Tutorial: Install that frickin DPDK from source

Levente Csikor
CodeX
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6 min readMar 19, 2024

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In previous tutorials, I’ve covered the process of installing DPDK from its source. However, the true challenge comes when you attempt to use it practically, such as compiling a DPDK app. Only then will you realize the need for additional system-wide optimizations, especially for Bluefield-2 compatibility.

“Installing DPDK on the Bluefield-2” revisited

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Levente Csikor
CodeX
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Researcher with a PhD degree in Computer Science. He writes about tools and experiences to boost your research, and occasionally orthogonal stuff. (cslev.vip)