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EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:41 am
by mvanoverbeek
I just bought a RYZEN THREADRIPPER 12 Core which I first thought I would use with VIRL, the tool drove me absolutely NUTS. I read EVE-NG is not supported but I can tell you it works like a charm! Everything works fine. I only have one quirk with a NXOSv. It keeps loosing its configuration every time I reboot eve. I don't think that has anything to do with the CPU though.

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:50 am
by Uldis (UD)
It is not EVE nor your CPU issue.
It is NXOSk problem.
But there is orkarround.
Check another your post where I gave answer.

Question, EVE is installed as VM machine or bare EVE install?
Uldis

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:03 am
by jcheung808
Hello. I too have a TR version 1950x and it works great with eve pro. I am using workstation pro and can only use up to 16 cores. No issues thus far.

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 2:27 pm
by Uldis (UD)
Good to know if finally AMD making good CPU....

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:51 pm
by mvanoverbeek
Uldis (UD) wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:50 am
It is not EVE nor your CPU issue.
It is NXOSk problem.
But there is orkarround.
Check another your post where I gave answer.

Question, EVE is installed as VM machine or bare EVE install?
Uldis
It is installed in VMWARE PRO on a WIndows 10 machine

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:35 pm
by mthornton
Would someone mind linking to the workaround referenced? Considering buying a 2950X, but want to see how much of a hassle it is to use with EVE.
Uldis (UD) wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:50 am
It is not EVE nor your CPU issue.
It is NXOSk problem.
But there is orkarround.
Check another your post where I gave answer.

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:05 pm
by Uldis (UD)
Read EVE cookbook Section 10.
Until you need this switch to connect it to EVE virtual SW over trunk as extender for real devices, I dont see big issues for that 2960X

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:25 am
by Richard70
Hi mvanoverbeek
Which ryzen did you buy, and what kind of issue did you experience with VIRL ?
Ryzen is officially supported by Virl I think, per the below:
https://learningnetworkstore.cisco.com/virlfaq/hardware
Non-Hypervisor Installations (Bare-metal)
Verify that your machine meets the following minimum hardware requirements:
• Four CPU cores and 8GB of DRAM – more resources allows for larger simulations
• Intel VT-x / EPT or AMD-V / RVI virtualization extensions present and enabled in the BIOS

Re: EVE-NG on threadripper

Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:21 pm
by nchandna
Hi All,

I am not sure, if there is any discussion done in past about this issue.
But really want to know if I am investing/walking on the right path.

Did a math and come-up with a specification framework:

Motherboard : MSI x399 Creation
Processor : Ryzen Threadripper 2950x (this is 2nd Gen)
RAM : corsair vengeance 16GB (3000 MHz) [64 GB to start off with]
GPU : Nvidia GeForce GT 730 (4GB )
SMPS : 1000Watt from Cooler master
CPU liquid Cooler : MasterLiquid ML240 RGB TR4 Edition

Requesting all to look into this spec and suggest.

Thanks in advance.

Nitin