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You can check the system requirements at the following link:
If you are going to use a kernel version lower than 2.6.32 you would need to apply the patch of 8.9 available at:
Please note that this should be a 64bits OS.
From this link:
http://dpdk.org/doc/guides/rel_notes/known_issues.html#intel-quickassist-technology-sample-application-does-not-work-on-a-32-bit-os-on-shumway Please consider the chapter 6.1 Pause Frame Forwarding does not work propertly on ibg.
Please add the logs of kernel panic for review.
My name is Wesley Kwong, and I'm an account manager at Intel. I was curious given the questions you've asked whether or not there would be interest in discussing your project further and how we may be able to help assist you with product selection etc. Of course, we are happy to see that you are availing yourself of the Embedded Community, so if your question hasn't been answered, please help Gabriel in helping you debug the issue you're facing by providing the info he needs.
You can also contact me via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/weskwong if you would like to discuss things further. Look forward to hearing back from you.