This section discusses about Hardware requirements for the Controller.
- Ensure Intel Virtualisation Technology [Intel VT-d] in CPU configuration in the BIOS is enabled. This can be turned on in the BIOS settings during bootup time. Navigate to
lscpuor grep command to see if your virtualization support is enabled: . Enable Intel Virtualisation Technology [Intel VT-d] option Once the system has booted up, run
lscpu | egrep Virtualization Virtualization: VT-x
This ensures VT-d is enabled
$ egrep -o '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo | sort | uniq vmx
- Ensure SRIOV-support for PCI in the BIOS is enabled. This can also be turned on in the BIOS settings during bootup time.
- In grub config [/etc/default/grub], add
intel_iommu=on in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUXstatement. Rebuild grub config using
sudo update-grubfor Ubuntu distros OR via
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfgon others. Ensure the same is reflected in
cat /proc/cmdline output.