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Install ixgbevf driver for amazon aws enhanced networking (ubuntu)
aptitude install -y build-essential
wget "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/e1000/ixgbevf stable/2.11.3/ixgbevf-2.11.3.tar.gz"
tar -zxf ./ixgbevf-*
cd ixgbevf*/src
make install
modprobe ixgbevf
sudo update-initramfs -c -k all
echo "options ixgbevf InterruptThrottleRate=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1" > /etc/modprobe.d/ixgbevf.conf
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commented Mar 5, 2014

Related discussion in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-on-ec2/+bug/1274676

Recommended solution is to install linux-image-generic-lts-saucy

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commented May 21, 2014

Edited: 14.04 works out of the box though options are not set.

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commented Nov 25, 2014

For those that want to do the same on Wheezy, here's what I did to get it working:
https://forums.aws.amazon.com/message.jspa?messageID=585759#586007

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commented Feb 10, 2015

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