How to install driver of optical-network-card and setup the ip-config

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Optical port network card plugging

  1. First verify the type of your Optical-network, usually PCI-E (x8/x16).
  2. Scan the mother-board to check if there are any PCI-E(x8/x16) left, then plug the card to the match one.
  3. Run "lspci |grep net" to see the numbers of network-card.

Driver install(ixgbe)

 * First check the chip-type and adapter-type of the network-card.
 * Go to to find the corresponding drivers.
 * Download the source code of driver and then compile it on your target machine according to the README in src
   ** make
   ** make install